Hello Everyone! I have been home for a week now and it has been great. I am clean, rested, stuffed with yummy food and already packing for the next trip! I leave early tomorrow morning for the second phase of the Haiti Goat project. We will be providing more goats to the students in Marbial … More Walk the project with me!
Back in April, I wrote about a goat project for students scheduled tentatively for December of this year. It is no longer tentative! I launched the crowd-funding site yesterday, Helene (my sister) is developing the training program, the team has been assembled and we have set the project date for December 2nd – 9th! Check out … More Gift a Goat
The scouting trip in El Salvador went really well! My teammates (Gilbert and Raul) and I went to a very remote village called Cumbre del Olvido (translated literally as “summit oblivion” but loosely referred to as “the forgotten people of the high mountain”) in the mountains of El Salvador. To get to Tucuba, the closest … More Summit Oblivion
Before I get a bunch of comments about how the saying really goes (especially from all of you who know how I usually butcher sayings), let me explain. During the process of building the water filters and the fuel-efficient stoves, we needed to clean and oil the forms every morning. It was an extremely important … More We’re cooking with oil now!
Hello Everyone! Yeah for Internet access! Here is a quick story from my time with Jennifer in Soroti and the villages nearby: Jennifer and I were brought to meet with a woman in the village of Obule who had recently undergone surgery. We were brought there by Charles, the pastor of a church nearby. We … More A New Name