Archive for August, 2013

Summer Blog 2013

Erin Beasley in Honduras

Erin Beasley in Honduras

A Proyecto Mirador technician installs a new, efficient cook stove.About halfway through my bucket shower with mosquito larvae this morning, I thought, Why didn’t I spend this summer with my grandma? She being my go-to symbol of childhood creature comforts: air conditioning, trips to the North Park pool, walking …

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Summer Blog 2013

Carina Roselli in Iraq, part 3

Carina Roselli in Iraq, part 3

This blog entry tells a few stories about Kurdistan’s water usage.  With considerable sadness, I must admit that my observations have not been particularly positive.  As I strive to find my professional place in Iraq’s water security endeavors, I am …

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Summer Blog 2013

Acheampong Atta-Boateng in Ghana

Acheampong Atta-Boateng in Ghana

 I headed straight up North without hanging out with my folks in the South, hoping I could complete work in time then follow up with fun. Well, things did not go as intended.

The field had been deelyp ploughed while

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Blogs, Summer Blog 2013

Caitlin Doughty in Perú, part 3

Caitlin Doughty in Perú, part 3

Fortunato ran across the Ollantaytambo town center to greet me in typical Peruvian fashion, with a kiss on the cheek. A huge smile filled his face as he expressed his relief in finding me (our plans had been less than …

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Summer Blog 2013

Marissa Galizia in Kenya

Marissa Galizia in Kenya

On the airplane flying back home after 10 solid weeks of adventure in Kenya, I wanted to reflect on everything I had seen and done over the past two and a half months. Yet, at the same time, it seemed …

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