This post includes some videos to get a look at the our construction, some scenery and how the kids collect water in some areas of Uganda … More Uganda (February)
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
Washington has been on our team since 2012! … More Meet Washington!
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
4 (or 5) countries in 2 months. Lots of projects ahead of me! … More My Next 4 (0r 5) Countries
I wanted to share some stories from my trip to Uganda. Below is about an awesome young woman, Jennifer Kragt. After I finished the two Hydromissions projects, I took a day-long bus ride to visit my friend and check out her region for future drilling opportunities. When I arrived in Soroti, I was picked up … More Her Heart Beats for Karamoja
So, Uganda is one of the countries where everyone drives on the left side of the road. Besides almost getting hit by just about every moving vehicle during my time here, I also found that walking on the left side is odd for me to process. Not in a general sense – people weave all … More I have to learn how to walk on the left side of the road!
So, why did we generally walk or take a boda (motorbike) the two-ish miles between our host house and the orphanage in Iganga?…because otherwise we’d spend 30 minutes trying to get the truck through the narrow gate (Isaac hardly ever made it through the gate on the first try so we’d have to push the … More I saw a wild animal…other than vultures, rats, giant worms, lizards and spiders (finally!)
Message from Cait: “Soroti is surely missed although I am happy to be able to spend a couple days with my friends, David & Emma, here in Arua. Getting to Arua was quite the 8.5 hour adventure – Dennis and I sort of hitchhiked the route for the most part but I can explain that … More Hitchhiker’s Guide to Uganda