After way too long in various planes and a few nights sleeping along the way, I’m happy to finally be in Kiriwa! … More “We have come for the Engineer”
4 (or 5) countries in 2 months. Lots of projects ahead of me! … More My Next 4 (0r 5) Countries
I am so excited to announce that WE REACHED OUR FUNDING GOAL for the “Gift a Goat & More” campaign! Thank you all for supporting and sharing the fundraiser with your friends and family! As I am preparing for my 2016 projects, I realized that I almost forgot to highlight what we have accomplished together in … More 2015 Review
On Tuesday, November 10th, at 9:00am, I had scheduled my blog update to post on my website. It was a positive post with a mention of the “Gift a Goat & More!” fundraiser and an update about the water pipeline. I had written the blog update the night prior and scheduled it to post while … More 9:00am (Part 1)
Planning for Uganda has been very difficult so far. I have two Hydromissions projects in two different regions in Uganda – each project will have different American trainees. Coordinating the arrival and departure times, trying to add in factors for long bus rides and figuring out exactly how much time we might need in each … More Logistics, Ahh!
My next project with Hydromssions will be in Uganda. I do not have all of the logistics sorted out yet but it will be about 5 weeks starting around June 18th. Between now and then I will be taking another course at Equip in March and a pumps class with a new training organization in … More My Next Project is…
These are the teammates who didn’t give up – these guys were amazing!
The guys we worked with were great! Our days were long (10-12 hours) and the work was extremely difficult but they kept it fun and joyful
This is a typical house in Ferrier – the village where our project was located
Our transportation was pretty fun – we bounced around in the bed of a large truck – sometimes jumping up and down on purpose, sometimes just being thrown up and down by the terrain 🙂