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Hole-In-One: A Latrine Guide for Dummies


“How does she do it?”

You asked, I answered. How to poop in a hole.

You’re welcome.


Panama Mud

It has been nearly a week since I left Panama. It was a long and difficult project, but the outcome was good. A well was drilled on Isla Tigre, a toilet installed for Simon, a pump repaired for Viviana’s community well and the 2,400′ pipeline bringing water to the school and mangrove houses was complete. 806 more words


Latrines for Kyakatara Primary School

Hey guys, I need your help! As you know, like most places in Uganda, Kyakatara Primary School does not have running water. Because of this, pupils use pit latrines. 385 more words

Peace Corps

Gift a Goat and More!

At 2:30am on Tuesday morning, before my flight out to Panama, I launched my most ambitious crowd-funding campaign to date. I crowd-fund once a year to help me reach goals for certain projects that I cannot financially support with my own funding. 257 more words


More than just a latrine 

The first thing on the agenda Monday morning was building latrines. Martha shared with us at orientation how important they were to improve the health situation in the village. 262 more words

One off the bucket list - Ephesus

It took quite a while for the euphoria of carpet buying to die down but, if anything was to top it, it was Ephesus.

Anyone interested in the site will find all they need to know on Wikipedia, so no long-winded descriptions here, you will be pleased to know.   621 more words


Swachh Bharat and Manual Scavengers: An uncomfortable association

A few days ago, The Hindu carried a news article about National Career Services portal launched by the Prime Minister which listed manual scavenging as a career option. 852 more words