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…
This video was originally created for me to share some of the scenes that I found beautiful in Panama. It eventually turned into a full video and received such positive feedback from my presentations that I decided to share it on the blog as well. … More “A day in the life” …Panama, a video
I am so sorry for the radio silence.
Although I have not been writing project updates, I have still been working on projects. … More Radio Silence
Managing projects, training new well drillers, guest speaking and seeing friends tie the knot. This busy summer has flown by so fast that I don’t even feel unpacked from Haiti as I pack for Panama. … More The wheels on my car go round and round
Closing off my three months in Panama is sad, but I am looking forward to going home to see my family … More Last Week in Panama
Returning to Valle Escondido – the land of all those slippery hills! We drilled one hole and found water, but it wasn’t enough, so we persisted … More Back to those slippery HILLS!
How do we get a community to embrace a borehole well? We need one family to be willing to try… … More Simon’s Great Idea!
We drilled two wells, checked a half dozen others, took water samples, repaired water tanks, repaired a pump and some holes in the water line in the mangroves. … More In Rain or Shine