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Backhoes and Buttonholes Teresa Chavaria can talk integlligently on both of these topics. I like her already. As a member of the Water Committee in El Hatillo, she knows more ... Backhoes and Buttonholes Teresa Chavaria can talk integlligently on both of these topics. I like her...

In The Field

Finding our 'Why' in Guatemala's Highlands

The Volunteer Factor Lifting Communities A tattoo artist, four seasoned dental professionals, two nurses, four fresh dental school grads, two students, a young mother, a CEO, ... The Volunteer Factor Lifting Communities A tattoo artist, four seasoned dental professionals, two nu...

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World Water Day means the World to these Women!

Well drilling combined with the distribution of technology and the dissemination of training through the Technology for Sustainable Resource Governance phase of the Nicaragua ... Well drilling combined with the distribution of technology and the dissemination of training through...

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World Water Day 2019: Leaving No one Behind

The Technology for Sustainable Water Resource Governance project is working towards the World Water Day 2019 goal of Leaving No one Behind. Here, three women involved in and i... The Technology for Sustainable Water Resource Governance project is working towards the World Water ...

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Building a gender-balanced world - IWD 2019

Elizabeth del Carmen Doing her part. And then some. Everyone has a part to play in building a gender-balanced world – all the time, and everywhere. Elizabeth del Carmen,... Elizabeth del Carmen Doing her part. And then some. Everyone has a part to play in building a gender...

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One plus one. The sum of our experience.

There is no secret formula or magic equation per say, but I am reminded through brigade travel that we are all the sum of our own unique experiences. The good. The bad. The ch... There is no secret formula or magic equation per say, but I am reminded through brigade travel that ...

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San Isidro School - Opening Doors

The first time we visit San Isidro in the Guatemala highlands – one of the most marginalized and isolated communities in Comitancillo – it is to meet the Community Development... The first time we visit San Isidro in the Guatemala highlands – one of the most marginalized and iso...

In The Field

Just Add Water. Just in time for Chirstmas.

It is neither jolly nor magical, but this Christmas-red drilling rig has been busily making a joyful noise in the communities of El Horcon and San Ramon in Nicaragua. Water sc... It is neither jolly nor magical, but this Christmas-red drilling rig has been busily making a joyful...

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Alberta Teachers #MAKEROOM in Guatemala

As we continue to address classroom construction needs in Comitancillo, Guatemala, we are also concentrating efforts on improving the quality of education received inside clas... As we continue to address classroom construction needs in Comitancillo, Guatemala, we are also conce...

In The Field, Travel Stories

A labour of love; A means to move forward

The Casa Grande (Big House) of the Strathcona Lodge is a bustle of activity as dental brigade volunteers prepare for a clinic day in the 84-family remote Kichwa community of E... The Casa Grande (Big House) of the Strathcona Lodge is a bustle of activity as dental brigade volunt...

In The Field