Posts made in December, 2015

Guatemala Reflections: My Life in Monjas (part 4)

Posted by on Dec 16, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Guatemala Reflections: My Life in Monjas (part 4)

Author: David Watts, Agua Viva Volunteer and Benefactor Thursday: After a few more wrinkles and surprises the installation team completed their work, trained the system operators (two of the three are women who cook for the orphans).  Thursday evening our work was done and the first six bottles of water were sealed and we had a celebration with the kids and staff to dedicate the system. The impact of clean water will be felt immediately as the Shadow project has missionary teams that stay on site as we did. Eighteen weeks a year they have missionaries there. Following Agua Viva was a Medical...

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Guatemala Reflections: My Life in Monjas (part 3)

Posted by on Dec 5, 2015 in Blog | Comments Off on Guatemala Reflections: My Life in Monjas (part 3)

Author: David Watts, Agua Viva Volunteer and Benefactor Tuesday:  We got the materials and work really picked up on the system. The installation team led by Dale Bain and Harold Barnett punched holes in cinder block walls and solved one challenge after another. It’s not like you can run down to Home Depot for more parts. You must use your supplies wisely! And we brought ours from Kansas. Our in-country interpreter Mario is a true partner of Agua Viva, he enabled our Guatemalan partners to help build their water system. This is a key objective so that they have ownership in the water system...

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