Tuesday Update

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tuesday, 25 february 14, 2145cst, gringo gardens grande hotel and spa Day two in the village.  Construction work is moving along well.  Our nicaraguan partners are excellent craftsmen.  And they do great work without what “we” would consider the tools necessary to do such a job. Something else they do …

Day 1

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sunday night, 23 february 2014. hotel nueva guinea, nueva guinea nicaragua. (please forgive me in advance:  — typos, capitalization and bad spelling are par for the course.) (oh…and check out the twitter feed.)  the first 14 of us arrived in nueva guinea late this afternoon.  the rest of the group, all but one …

Arrival

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82 degrees at 8pm in managua.  And, the entire 14 member team arrived safely.  Only two members were “almost” arrested by customs, but they managed to talk their way out of it…those in the legal profession often do. as we speak, we are headed to a remote village in nicaragua …

Update from Justin

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We just returned to the Nehamiah center after working/livng on the farm for the past few days. This group has planted coffee and banana trees. The group has met children and shared with teenagers from Nicaragua and realized that we may speak different languages…but we all like to laugh. This …

Airport Madness

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Waking up at 3:30 in the morning may seem tough, but it is nothing compared to a ten hour layover in the Houston airport, which is exactly what we did. The first leg of our Nicaraguan journey was characterized by walking through terminals, getting free meal vouchers, and something we …

Progress…

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Nancy. (How do you get out?) Carla working on the last footing. Dr. Tim and patients. Patient waiting patiently. Waiting for the doctor. Pouring the first column. Patients from another village. The final hole is complete. Danielle with balloons. It’s a long way down!    Frank, Luis and Harold

Happy Birthday Lester

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The last day of digging is complete.  We’ve completed all 6 of the holes for the footers, and the Carolina crew’s really deep hole is complete as well. It’s funny going into the day this morning, we are all tired and sore. The tools all weigh an extra 20 lbs. You fight off …

Last Day in the Clinic

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Today was our last day in the medical clinic. We saw 82 patients in the clinic. We also had medical providers who went out and did home visits on a motorcycle and on foot. This accounted for around another 20 visits. Today I saw the most beautiful 2 year old. …

Whole Lotta Diggin' Goin On

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Work progressing on the latrine. George making progress in the latrine. Dr. Doug takes a turn. Only five more feet to go! The water tank is finished. Inspecting the fifth of six footing holes. Amigos. Rebecca, Julia (from the Netherlands) and Noa teaching an art class. Pillow case dressed made …