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Soil Banking With Biochar: proposition for a migrating latrine system aimed at permanent soil improvement

“The idea is to have a sort of trench system that would serve both as a latrine, and as a means of permanently improving the soil.”

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July 11, 2014 Jim writing:

Today is the day I take the three guys from La Chispa – so last night I bought the groceries we would need. 1,038 more words

Conversations in Rubira

Last Tuesday brought me to the sister towns of Rubira and Rwakashande. These farming towns are located less than an hour’s drive from Kabale and are home to 3,000 people–mostly subsistence farmers. 1,437 more words


Our Nicaragua Projects

As the date for our trip fast approaches, we have received more details regarding the projects on which we will be working while in Nicaragua. Most days will be spent in the municipality of Camoapa. 189 more words


Warrenton Peace Corps Volunteer Builds Bathrooms in Senegalese School

Washington, D.C., June 30, 2014 - Peace Corps volunteer Karen Chaffraix, 57, of Warrenton, Va., and her community in Senegal recently completed the first bathrooms for nearly 100 students in a local elementary school. 388 more words


Busi Valley - The joys of camping and driving in the bush

 I was tired of the sadza porridge that was being served up, especially as we had brought along all these English style goodies from the supermarket in Avondale.  868 more words