A couple weeks down and everything is going so well!!!! … More Are the projects Sustainable?
I never wrote a blog about my first experience as a WaSH Engineer for Disaster Response in Barbuda back in 2017/2018. It was a difficult trip and I had a lot going on (Haiti Project) as soon as I got home, so I never took the time to go back and write any of my … More Bahamas, hiking and jumping back on a plane
I don’t think I have caught up on sleep yet…and here I go again.
… More Home and Away and Home and Away
I had been waiting to get to Setavi and see how the men did with different soils and working mostly without guidance (although I made suggestions and gave ideas, I allowed them to find the solutions). They did SO WELL… … More “You must have been running”
We had a plane fly our material in so we were able to start casing wells! … More Planes, Parades and Plenty of Feasts
Some fun training exercises and two more boreholes … More The drilling continues…
Six flights, four nights and then I’ll be in Papua New Guinea… … More Papua New Guinea!
11 insanely busy, yet fun and productive days with the team from Washington! … More 11-days of AWESOMENESS!
One of the first projects in Panama was to check out a new community called Dejada for a potential rain catchment system. Dejada was described as being near another community that I thought was called “Charcoal.” It sounded like “Charcoal” or “Sharcoal,” but it was neither. It was called “Shark Hole.” I am not joking- I felt a … More 5 Awesome Volunteers!
Instead, I wanted to just share quirky, silly bits about my projects here in Panama. Maybe share how I have been emotionally defeated by a table saw (I’ve tried to work with it- multiple times- but it scares me so I use other tools to avoid it!) or how it is so hot that my … More I didn’t want to write about Nepal…