We are going into my favorite gift-giving time of the year – GIFT A GOAT! … More “For That Someone Special”
Usually 4 weeks can feel like a long time, but in Panama, the time flies. We have so many communities that we are working in and I have a great place to stay (with the Wood family) and a small workshop to work on the pumps that it makes it easy to pass the time. … More Time flies when you’re having fun…drilling wells!
The Gift-A-Goat fundraiser is back again! Help me provide goats for the children of Marbial, Haiti so they may fund their educations and develop their community. Your donation will also help provide clean water for communities around the world! … More Gift-a-Goat is back again!
Lovely had 5 goats in her herd. Now she has 4, but it’s for a good reason … More Lovely’s Goats
I’ve mentioned before that for manual drilling, Haiti is extremely difficult. Even though it is hard (and has a history of blocking my efforts with the rocks that make up most of the country’s subsurface), it doesn’t mean I’ll stop trying different methods and supporting different teams with drilling here in Haiti. This time, … More One step forward, two steps back
The “Gift a Goat & MORE!” fundraiser for 2016 has started! We were able to do a lot of great projects with the funds from last year. In Marbial Haiti, 60 more students entered the goat program and received their own goat to raise and breed, a community of 250 people now have water access … More Gift a Goat & MORE 2016!
Digging the trench is going slowly, but little by little, we are making progress! In order to maintain community involvement, we work when the community members are able to work with us. Last weekend, I worked with 3 guys on Saturday and 1 guy on Sunday. Even though it is hard work, if I can get at … More Poco a Poco (little by little)
I am home! I have many photos and videos from my 7-week project in the mountains of El Salvador, so I am sharing a small sample so you can see the finished project and a couple cute videos that show the results of my hygiene and english classes in La Cumbre.
Back in April, I wrote about a goat project for students scheduled tentatively for December of this year. It is no longer tentative! I launched the crowd-funding site yesterday, Helene (my sister) is developing the training program, the team has been assembled and we have set the project date for December 2nd – 9th! Check out … More Gift a Goat
That’s how I feel when I am speaking in front of more than four people. Here is a video file of me sharing at last week’s Missions night at church. I only had a couple days notice so I was extra nervous (although I’ve never actually given a speech when I wasn’t nervous even when … More My tongue is too big for my mouth