Hi Everyone, My name is Melissa and I’ll be Caitlin’s ghostwriter while she’s working and traveling. I won’t be able to give messages to her since she won’t be able to check e-mail very often but I’ll be posting the updates she sends to me as soon as I get them. Cait should be arriving … More Life’s a journey, not a destination
As always, the week of training at Equip has flown by! I am back in an airport terminal (Asheville) and as I wait for my flight, I have two distinct thoughts; (1) I have learned more then I anticipated during this week of training; (2) airport terminals make me hungry! Obviously, I am going to … More To train in a community, you have to first be their student
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!
Hey Guys, I am leaving for Haiti in a couple of hours for a short – 1 week – project. I will be working with Dominic, Steve and CJ (along with a group of volunteers from the village) to drill near an orphanage in Ferrier, Haiti. Please keep us all in prayer – for health, … More Off to Haiti!
The sunrise during our last morning in the village
First bit of water coming out of our well!
Cyrus and I were dumping gravel between the casing (pvc pipe) and the wall of the borehole to serve as the filter material
day after day of drilling, all we pulled out was sticky clay
We traveled around the village teaching our hosts how to pick appropriate locations for the wells. The village was larger then I had expected and had a trench system along each street that brought water from a large canal into the village. The water was all runoff water so it is grossly contaminated. It was … More Final words on Tajikistan