Leaving a community doesn’t get easier the more often you do it… … More “We will remember you…when we use our toilets”
A 4 year-long wait is finally over for this small, 250-person community… … More Open the Faucets!
I bet if I looked back at all my blog posts, a high percentage would start out with some variation of “sorry it has taken me so long to write…” 🙂 I did not intend to be Stateside so long after the holidays, but our project to Haiti, originally slated for January, was postponed to … More I should be in Haiti right now, but I’m in chilly NJ!
February 7th 2009, I boarded a plane for Guatemala and a two-month project that changed the direction of my career from that point forward. I had found my place as an engineer. My first blog – yippeekiyay – documented those months and my first water/sanitation project abroad in San Antonio. I had returned, briefly, to … More Then and Now
Ah, rain rain and more rain. Rainy season here in Guatemala is quite…wet. The weather is mostly humid and hot in the morning and raining (thunderstorms) in the afternoon. This is the first chance I could get online. I am now in Antigua and will be meeting my teammates from Coastal Christian and our hosts … More Rainy Season!
I am so excited to be heading back to Guatemala! I will be working with a team from my church, Coastal Christian, alongside Mission Impact to serve in construction of bio-sand water filtration systems and stoves. I will be on one of two small teams responsible for inspecting existing water filters and determining whether or not … More Heading back to Guatemala!