4 (or 5) countries in 2 months. Lots of projects ahead of me! … More My Next 4 (0r 5) Countries
Each Hydromissions project is unique because we work in many countries, most of which have different climates, languages and cultures within themselves. … More Panama Projects
*to make it easier to share this update, I am going to call the community leader “John.” I had originally written it with “community leader” throughout, but it seemed difficult to read it that way. The next morning (Wednesday), I started packing my tools at daybreak to head back to the village. I was still letting … More 9:00am (Part 2)
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)
Since 2008, I have been passionate about serving in undeveloped villages full-time, but jumping in right after my first trip to Guatemala would have been premature. I have always loved helping people and have been involved with community service in the States, but it was in Guatemala that I became aware of the many people … More Already started packing!
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 🙂