Final Days

Hi everyone,

It’s been a long couple of days, and in all the commotion, it seems nobody had time to write a blog post, so here I go.

On Friday, we started the day with our community engagement activity, and all our team members participated this time. Before we got to the clinic, we stopped off at a farm near Teculutan to pick up some seedlings to create home gardens with the community members. We got eggplant, tomatoes, cilantro, and I can’t quite recall the name of the last one, but it’s a leaf that’s used to make soup. When we got to the clinic, our wonderful social work student Lucero again led in teaching how to make the gardens. They consist of a water bottle cut in half and put back together, with the upper container consisting of soil with the plant and the bottom half holding water with a string connecting the two, moisturizing the plant. It went well, all of the kids and their parents enjoyed putting the plants together, and we all enjoyed interacting with the local community.18892890_1396302817093974_2362916519823159676_n

Everybody there got a plant, and we used all of the water bottles, but in the end there were a few extra plants, so we were able to make a small garden for the clinic. After that, we got to play with the kids one last time and then put up the chain-link part of the fence. We explained to Hermana Edna how the panel system worked and how we needed to maintain it, we officially handed the project over to Hermana Edna, and we celebrated with cake. Hermana Edna was so grateful for the work we did, and it meant a lot for us to see that our work was having a real impact. We took quite a few photos with our completed project, and then we headed back to the hotel for the night.IMG_4421

Saturday, we all got together for breakfast, a little later this time, and then got to finish packing our things. We had to say goodbye to Levny and Don Edgar, who had been so helpful and friendly to us for this entire trip. We got in our van and started heading back to Guatemala City. On the way there, we had a little bit of engine trouble. There was a leak in the radiator, and we had to stop a little bit and pour some water on it, until eventually we were able to get another van called to take us to the airport. We finally all got to the airport, where we would begin to split up, so we had to say our goodbyes. It was hard, but I am so proud of each and every member of our team, with how hard they have worked over this past year leading up to these two weeks. I had a great time with them all, and I am proud to call them my friends. So everyone got to their flights, and most of us headed back for our jobs, or some of us are about to do some more traveling to Chile for internships. But for the team, the adventure was over.

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Well, almost over. Danny and I had the first flight out, but instead of heading back to Texas, we decided to take an extra day to fly up to the city of Flores in the northern Petén region. We stayed at a hostel on Isla Flores, an island located in Lake Petén Itzá. The next day, we got on a bus to Tikal, a ruined ancient Maya city lost for a thousand years. It was a hard hike, a few miles long in the jungle, carrying our packs and without much water, but it became worth it once we reached the top of Temple IV, high above the jungle canopy, with the other temples poking out in the distance.

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It was interesting to see how advanced the ancient Maya were, even without large-scale metallurgy or the wheel. It was also sobering to see how this once thriving city disappeared, and served as a reminder that everything is temporary. After Tikal, we flew back to Guatemala City, spent the night there, and returned to the US the next day.

On behalf of our entire team, I’d like to thank everyone who supported our project in any way. Whether you helped us in country, gave us technical advice, or supported us financially, this project couldn’t have been a success without you. I think this project was a great success, and I really hope that it can help the clinic give a better chance to these kids, who can go on and do great things with their lives. I know the project greatly affected all of us, and it will inspire us to keep serving others in own lives. This is an experience that we will keep with us for the rest of our lives. Thank you.

-Tom

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Day 11- We are (mostly) done!

Today we laid blocks. All. Day. Long. We’ve been building the lower half of our fence which essentially consists of a wall of CMU blocks. Don Francisco conducted a mini lesson to teach all of us his method yesterday, and we continued today. I personally have discovered a newfound talent for brick laying. Don Francisco nicknamed me albañila (to me that essentially means he believes my work to be quality and at his standards). We split into pairs or smaller groups to fill the spaces between the block with mortar, to shovel dirt to fill in trenches and of course to lay blocks. By the time we got to lunch, everyone was tired.

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For lunch pretty much everyone got ham and cheese sandwiches which for some reason came with three pieces of bread. We have gotten into the routine of all eating lunch and then finding various places for a quick siesta. The team utilizes various objects (some more comfortable than others) as pillows including backpacks, bags of cement, rocks, pieces of wood, bags of water and even just the ground.

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After our naps we were all revitalized to go and continue the work, and good thing because our technical advisor, Joe, set the lofty goal of finishing the entire wall part of the fence today no matter how long that took. Even with everyone working tirelessly and lots of help from the albañiles and ayudantes, we didn’t end up finishing until 7pm when it was pretty much getting too dark to see anything anyway. We took a short break in between there to try some delicious Guatemalan snacks and to finish off some Coca Cola. I think the sugar may have gotten to us because everyone was being a little wild, at first, during the ride back. We did, however, get to see the mountains at dusk and then night which was absolutely beautiful.

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Many of us were motivated by the thought of the pizza we would get upon arriving to the hotel (It did not disappoint). We finished the day off as a team preparing for our final community engagement activity tomorrow. All in all, it was a very long, but overall very rewarding day. I am so proud to be part of a team where every single person works so hard towards our final goal of helping ease some of the cost burden for the clinic. It feels so surreal that tomorrow is our last day going to the clinic as I have gotten so used to the routine and all of the wonderful people here who have given so much time and energy to help Hermana Edna and the kids.

-Desi

Day 10

“I’m thinking of something.”

This is how we got through today. Ever heard of 20 questions? Yeah, that, except infinite questions.

We started the day off eating breakfast at the usual 6:30 AM mark, although punctuality has substantially decreased. We then headed to work, picking up a few items for our community engagement activities on the way. Today, we focused on nutrition with a few members of the community. This whole project has revolved around us helping a malnutrition center, so nutrition is one of the biggest issues we have wanted to address, especially with children. Emily, Carolina, and I did a lunchbox activity with the children, while Lucero talked to the parents about healthy eating. It was hard to hear that most families could not afford buying these healthy foods, which is why we plan to introduce the idea of planting gardens later in the week.

In regards to the fence, we continued laying blocks, slowly but surely building our wall. We have the posts ready for the barbed wire, and the end is very near for this fence! Tedious a job it may be, we are learning and becoming better workers.

We worked overtime today, leaving the job site an hour late, and we got stuck in traffic on the way back to the hotel for another hour, which is when our game of infinite questions came in handy. We basically had to guess a word someone was thinking of by asking yes or no questions. People thought of words anywhere from “cheese curds” to “Bo Obama.” The car ride back today was indeed filled with laughter – I’m going to miss every single person on this team very much!

-Gauri

13 Días Cambiando Vidas 

We recently asked our in-country guide and contact, Levny, to write a blog post for our blog. Levny has honestly been a gift to us. Today we will share what he wrote below (scroll down for the English version). – Emily 

Muchos en algún punto de nuestra vida, hemos pensado que podemos hacer para cambiar el mundo, y sentimos la necesidad de hacer algo importante, pero creo que muchas veces olvidamos lo más importante, que es ayudar a las personas que tenemos cerca, un dicho que me gusta mucho es “si quieres cambiar el mundo, da 7 vueltas a tu casa, y cambia lo que veas mal”, tengo la certeza que haciendo pequeñas cosas por las personas es como lograremos cambiar algo del mundo, porque haciendo estas pequeñas cosas cambiaremos la manera en la que las personas ven el mundo, PUC 2017 se enfocó en eso, hacer algo que pudiera verse pequeño, pero que es muy grande, el proyecto de colocar los paneles solares en el centro nutricional cambiara muchas vidas, porque con lo que se puedan ahorrar en luz en este centro podrán atender a muchos más niños, que el día de mañana podrán ser, doctores salvando vidas, profesionales que aporten algo bueno a su comunidad, alcaldes, lo que este grupo está haciendo este año, es mantener vidas de pequeñas personas que lo que más necesitan es una oportunidad de crecer para poder hacer cosas pequeñas que salven más vidas, es como sembrar una semilla, es muy pequeña al principio, pero con el tiempo llega a ser un árbol que da mucho fruto, me gusta usar el ejemplo del árbol de mango, tarda como 3 años en comenzar a dar fruto, pero después de eso ningún año deja de dar fruto, con este proyecto el centro podrá hacerse un ahorro, que servirá para mantener a niños mes a mes, hasta que crezcan y puedan dar algo a sus comunidades.

Las experiencias que cada uno de los integrantes de PUC 2017, tuvieron, estoy seguro que marcara sus vidas, y los hará pensar mucho más en las personas que sin pedir venir a este mundo tienen muchas necesidades, como son los niños.

El trabajo que hace el centro nutricional con todos los niños es increíble, y poder ser parte de una de las muchas ayudas que reciben, para que puedan seguir funcionando, es algo que no tiene precio, y aunque muchas veces sea muy difícil trabajar en equipo, pienso que hacerlo por algo como la meta que tenemos nos ayuda a mantenernos enfocados en por qué lo estamos haciendo, y esto es algo que nos ayudara en nuestra vida diaria, porque aunque vengan muchos problemas las metas que tengamos para nuestra vida nos ayudaran a seguir por esa meta no importando los problemas que puedan venir, y aunque todos quisiéramos que todo fuera siempre de una buena manera, los problemas siempre vendrán, pero son los que nos ayudan aprender el cómo se debe vivir la vida.

Pienso que un simple gracias no es suficiente para el trabajo que cada una de las personas, directa o indirectamente, hicieron, donadores, staff, voluntarios, y creo que no se podría nombrar a cada uno, porque siempre faltaría alguien, pero pienso que es importante que cada uno llevemos en nuestro corazón algo, que durante estos 13 días pudimos cambiar vidas, muchas, y aunque nunca veamos hasta donde llego el aporte que hicimos, ya sea económico, haciendo algún trabajo físico, o de voluntario, el día de mañana estoy seguro que nos encontraremos con un de estos niños ya siendo un profesional, y aunque no lo sepamos, nosotros contribuimos para que esto se hiciera realidad.

 

 

 En Inglés: 

13 Days Changing Lives 

Many of us, at some point in our lives, have thought we can do something to change the world, and we feel the need to do something important, but I think we often forget the most important thing, that is to help the people we have close. There´s a saying that I like very much, “if you want to change the world, go 7 times through your house, and change what you see wrong.” I am certain that doing small things for the people is how we can change some part of the world, because in-doing these small things we will change the way in which people see the world. PUC 2017 focused on that, doing something that might look small, but that is very big: the project of placing solar panels in the nutritional center will change many lives. With what is saved on electricity in this center will be put towards many more children, who, tomorrow, may be doctors saving lives, professionals bringing something good to their community, mayors, etc. What this group is doing this year is to help the lives of kids who need an opportunity to grow, to be able to do small things that save more lives. It is like sowing a seed; it is very small at first, but with time it becomes a tree that gives a lot of fruit. I like to use the example of the mango tree. It takes 3 years to start to bear fruit, but after that no year goes unfruitful. With this project, the center can save money, which will serve to help children month to month, until they grow up and can give something to their communities.

I am sure the experiences that each of the members of PUC 2017 had will mark their lives, and will make them think much more about people, who without asking to come to this world, have many needs, including children.

The work done by the nutritional center with all of the children is incredible, and being able to be a part of the assistance that they receive, so that they can continue working, is something that is priceless. Although it is often very difficult to work as a team, I think that doing it for something like this goal we have helps us to stay focused on why we are doing it. This is something that will help us in our daily lives, because, even if many problems come, our goals for our lives will help us to follow that goal no matter the problems that may come. Although we all want everything to always be well, problems will always come, but they are the things that teach us how to live life.

I think a simple thank you is not enough for the work that each person, directly or indirectly, donors, staff, or volunteers has done, and I do not think you could name each person, because someone would always be missing. I think it is important that we each carry something in our hearts, that during these 13 days we could change many lives and although we can never see the extent of our contributions, whether economic, physical work or even voluntary, tomorrow I am sure that we will meet one of these children as a professional, and although we will not know, we contributed in making this a reality.

 Levny Cifuentes 

Day 9

By now, we are so used to getting up at 6:30 that I barely remember the time I used to cringe at the thought of getting up before nine. After breakfast, we took the same 30 minute journey through the mountains to the job site (though most of us took a very relaxing 30 minute nap). We spent the day filling the trench to bury the cable from the solar panels, mixing and pouring concrete for the security fence, and working on the gate. Everyone was starting really feel the exhaustion in their bones and so our wonderful, amazing technical adviser treated us to ice cream on the way home. We also went out to dinner. This restaurant served us so much food, chicken and beef and black beans and corn and cheese. Definitely one of the best meals we have had on this trip. All in all, pretty awesome day (mostly because of all the food though 🙂 ).

Día 8

This post might be a bit different – there will be a few Spanish words as you read it. I’m a native Spanish speaker y estoy en Guatemala!

Bueno, four important things happened today. Uno, the solar panel system is connected, and it works! Dos, we started filling back the trench – specially by the entrance porque that’s where people walk by the most (Image 1). You can see some of our team members working to fill up part of the trench (Image 2). Tres, we ran the first portion of our community involvement program. Cuatro, we started with building the wall around the panels – doesn’t  it look beautiful? (Image 3).

Pero, let’s start from the beginning and unfold this story. As usual, the team started the day bright and early at 6:30 a.m. Honestly, it has been extremely hard to be on time for breakfast every morning because our bodies and minds are starting to feel the effects of all the work we have been doing (and some of us are night owls). But, we keep pushing ourselves to be on schedule because we want the project to succeed and our will to complete the project is stronger than our will to stay in bed a little longer. This morning our team was busy attending to various tasks; some of us were doing an informational workshop about hygiene with parents and children, others were helping finish up the connections of the solar panels, and a few of us were helping the albañiles mix and pour concrete or filling up the sanja by the entrance.

When we arrived at the clinic, there were already parents and children ready to be part of the workshop. We quickly set up benches and prepared a space for children to play. We learned a lot of things from these families, where they come from, what resources they have available, and what their concerns were about hygiene.

While that was happening, inside the clinic, Kyle (LuxAetna) and other team members finished all the connections of the solar panels and made sure energy was flowing from the panels to the inverter. In short, it works!

The albañiles started the wall that goes around the clinic, y se ve bien chevere! It looks so straight and perfect, our team took a moment to admire their work. Also, the work with the trenches hasn’t ended yet, we have had to shovel all the soil that was outside back to the holes. It has been an ardous job, shoveling, carrying big rocks, using the piocha, and barreta once again.

Sadly, we haven’t been playing with the children inside the clinic. We have been full of dirt for the last couple of days and we want to avoid getting them sick with all our dirtiness. We miss the kids, but we met a few of the parents when we did the workshop.

The end of the day was relaxing, we went to town to get a few gifts, came back to the hotel to have dinner, and we all went to sleep.

– Lucero

Day 7

I’m writing to you from our usual 6:30 breakfast as we begin the work week again (yesterday was our one and only day off)! Today we are hoping to confirm all the connections for the panels and start on the construction of our fence. Because we front-loaded most of our heavy construction activities, this week we will also be focusing on activities with the community, which include sessions on hygiene, nutrition for children and adults, and simple home gardening techniques to help families grow vegetables and fruits with little cost.

If you’re reading this, I hope you have enjoyed all of our blog posts over this past week. It has been a long 7 days of digging, using the pickaxe to destroy rock, mixing and pouring concrete, working with Kyle from Lux to install the solar panels, and laying the wires and conduit. We have literally been in the trenches this week. We’ve endured through the extremely hard work under the harsh, dry heat. 

On Sunday, we had our first and only day off. In the morning we went to Finca San Antonio, a nearby farm about a 10 minute ride from our hotel. There we saw baby chicks, turkeys, peacocks, beautiful horses, fish, and some puppies. We took a short hike in the mountains so see some beautiful mountain views. We had the hardest time trying to restrain ourselves from petting the puppies..  


Afterwards, we are our packed lunches at the Finca and then returned to our hotel. We spent all afternoon swimming, listening to music, laying in the hammocks, reading, and relaxing before beginning our week. We ate pizza for dinner by the pool and watched The Martian before going to bed. 

Now that I have detailed what we did yesterday, I can tell you in more detail about this past week, from my perspective. Being Project Manager is certainly an interesting and rewarding role; usually I am the one expected to communicate between various entities and ensure the project is going well. I’ve spent many mornings this week just running around and talking to people when we have found it necessary to make important decisions – which is just about every day. Although I am the PM, I am not irreplaceable by any means. Every member of our team is vital to the success of our project. So I would like to tell you a little bit about the rest of my team (I know you guys will be reading this too). I really do think I’ve got the best team ever, and here’s why:

Joe: your leadership and expertise are priceless. You have guided us through many challenges, AND you have been in the trenches with us. We could not have a better Technical Advisor who lets us learn & make decisions independently while simultaneously guiding us to be successful. 

Sebastian: Your persistence and strength has helped lead the team this week to keep working hard. 

Gauri: Your laugh is infectious, and you put a smile on everyone’s face even when the day has been long and difficult. 

Danny: Your experience (particularly in construction) and your strength has been a point of leadership this week. 

Keerat: you’ve definitely come out of your shell this week. I am very impressed by all of your hard work and dedication to this project.

Desi: I think you are a natural born leader. The amount of times you’ve made me laugh until my sides split this week has been unparalleled. I am very impressed by your persistence and your strength. 

Tom: you work very hard, and as always, your jokes are funny and we always have a great time with you. You’re basically one giant teddy bear that everyone benefits from.

and last, but not least, Lucero: your skills, including your empathy, respect for others, and dedication, I think have kept us on track. You always remind us (myself in particular) to be kind, to be humiliated, and to listen, even though you might not directly say it. You have been dedicated to this project even in a program that is less dedicated to the skill set of a social work student. For that, I thank you for being patient and persistent.

I would like to thank my whole team for their persistence, patience and extremely hard work over the past week. We’ve still got one more week to go, but I’m confident we’ll all be sad to leave one another by the end of it.

– Emily 

Day 6

“Carl: un enemigo mu fuerte.” (Carl: a very strong enemy). These are the words, along with a photo depicted below which we transcribed on the back of one of our 14 solar panels when we installed them today.

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All of us, including the Guatemalan workers and Kyle from Lux, wrote our names to forever (or for however long permanent marker lasts) be engraved on the back of the solar panels. We were able to successfully mount all of the solar panels with a little help from pretty much everyone on the team to carry and hold things in place, and I was given the grand honor of screwing the last bolt in place. Seeing all of the panels in place gives a great sense of satisfaction and pride that we helped make this happen. Mounting the panels was the easy part. The hard part was yet to come.

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The battles in the trenches were next. We had to lay cable in order to carry electricity from our panels to the clinic through our ridiculously long, sometimes nearly shoulder high trench. Unfortunately, we were unable to destroy Carl, but we did quite literally find a way around him. Basically, we finally all came to terms with the fact that Carl is happy with his home and is probably not moving for another million years, so we decided to just go over him. Then we began the task of threading the four different wires through metal tubing in order to protect it in case anyone decides to go digging around in the future. This is where it really came in handy having people of all different sizes on our team. Our smallest members could easily bend down and move within the very skinny and very deep trench. Others (like me) realized that for once, height was not an asset. It was quite entertaining to watch team members try to squeeze themselves into too small places while also trying to tighten connections that lay at the bottom of the trench.

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After a morning full of clouds and nice breezes, I was less than happy when the sun decided to reappear just when we started this work. Mind you, the weather predictions said there was a 100 percent chance of rain at the very moment when there was barely a cloud in sight. I think we have all grown accustomed to our skin being covered in a layer of sweat, sunscreen and dirt all mixed together. We were all incredibly dirty from the trenches so nobody really got to play with the babies today, but I did however get locked in the clinic’s one bathroom. Someone locked the outside and I had to bang on the door and contemplate what it would be like to live my life out in a bathroom until someone came to let me out. After that I think word got around because everyone in the clinic was smiling and laughing when they saw me.

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It was also Hermana Edna’s birthday today, so we got to eat cake and sing to her! She ate and talked with us for a while before running off to do one the many tasks that always keeps her incredibly busy. Although today was one the longest work day by far, it is incredibly rewarding to hear and see the impact that this will have for the clinic. I know the people here and the kids they take care of have already impacted me more than I could possibly put into words, and so it felt strange when Hermana Edna was thanking us on her birthday when I felt we should be thanking her.

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IMG_3580Okay, I’m gonna stop before I get too sappy. That’s all I got for now. Hope I didn’t ramble too much.

-Desi

Day 5: Carl Lives

“I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.”                              – Winston Churchill

– PUC Guatemala ’17, in response to their on going battle with Carl, an aggressive rock.

The team took breakfast at our usual time of 6:30 in the hotel where we were joined by Kyle from Lux Aeterna, our solar energy supplier. Everyone has been rotating through the breakfast options this week and it seems as if the omelette has emerged as the majority of the group’s favorite (disclaimer: more people ordered Estrellado (fried egg plate) for tomorrows breakfast so we’ll see if the tide is changing). I personally am a big proponent of breakfast and the hotel does not disappoint, serving rolls, coffee, juice, and this delicious oatmeal-esque mash stuff.

After finishing breakfast and learning more about Kyle’s life as an expat in Guatemala, the team headed to the job site. We divided into three groups at the site; helping inside the clinic, finishing the trenches for the security fence, and beginning the solar installation.

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A fourth additional task was worked on whenever things slowed, the destruction of Carl, our resident deposit of quartz in the middle of the electrical conduit trench. Carl, a brutish monolith, the scourge of our backs, shoulders and arms, the survivor of a voracious assault, endures. He has been subject to an array of attacks and has repelled them all. On occasion, a weakness is perceived and hope blossoms as small pieces are chipped away, but Carl is quick to extinguish the flame and remind us all that mother earth does what she wants. Today a new approach involving gasoline and old tires was attempted (the team was not involved in the inception of this idea or ignition) to minimal results. In hindsight, it’s probably best to not burn rubber when you’re also actively promoting clean energy (or ever).

The work inside the clinic remains both engaging and interesting. We generally help out with feeding the babies, then playing with them and sometimes changing them. It’s nice to play with them despite the irrationality of some of their actions as young human beings (aka crying inconsolably as soon as you set them down then flipping the switch when you pick them up). After writing that I’ve just realized that it’s not irrational, it’s extremely clever on a base level, whoever yells the loudest gets what they want. Long story short I’m not sure how qualified I am for parenthood at the present moment but I definitely enjoy playing with the babies.

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Work with Lux begin with a site tour and an explanation of what goes where within the energy system. By the end of the day the mounting system was prepped for the panels, with the rails and brackets ready to latch on to the 14 300 watt sun-sucking bad boys. Tomorrow we hope to mount all the panels, install our junction boxes and disconnects, and lay the conduit.

Elsewhere on site, the trenches for the fence were completed and preparation began for the wall construction. Which will be spearheaded by the team and Don Francisco, our albanil (foreman) and his ayudantes, Juan Pablo and Lusuin.

I’d also like to point out that whenever I use “the team” I’m referring to us 8 students and also to Joe, our technical advisor, Levny, our in-country guide/host, and Carolina, our translator. All of these people have had great impact on the project as well as our Guatemalan experience this far. It’s fun going to work with them and learning more each day, whether it be engineering or construction related, or about the Spanish language or Guatemalan culture.

-Danny

Day 4

Fear has a name and his name is Carl.

Today our group took breakfast at our usual time of 6:30 before heading off to the job site. Once breakfast ended, normality ceased for our scheduled day. Once we left the clinic our group got stuck in a traffic jam. In retrospect, the traffic jam was an omen of what was to come. We ended up arriving at the job site nearly an hour late, and once there we got straight to work.

Enter Carl. Carl is composed of silicon and oxygen atoms, other people would refer to him as silica dioxide or quartz, but to us, he is the source many blisters. In laymans terms, Carl is a massive rock, and Carl happens to be right in the middle of our trench that conduit needs to run through to carry the electricity generated by our panels. Our solution to Carl choosing our trench for his home was to attempt to smash him to bits with a sledge hammer. This went poorly, so poorly in fact that we have spent the past two days essentially smacking dust particles off of him. A jack hammer was then employed in combination to the sledge hammer. This succeeded in knocking chips of Carl off before our sledge hammer broke. Once we no longer had a hammer I chose to no longer associate with Carl for the remainder of the day and went and shoveled to deal with the frustration.

I’ve been trying to take my time with the children at the end of the day, because I feel like it’s a nice way to end my day, so I went into the clinic after I finished shoveling outside. The most rewarding portion of this project is by far seeing the kids. It’s rewarding because you are able to directly see the people that your project can help. Seeing these children first hand and learning their stories is incredible and it makes this project worth it. Today I got to feed Esperancita. Esperancita is just over a month old and was born weighing less than 3 pounds. Her mother has mental problems from her husband abusing her, and will stay at the clinic indefinitely, until she is deemed psychologically well enough to take care of her child. Esperancita is one of the many children in the clinic.

Our group succeeded in finishing two sides and starting the third, of the trench for our fence. We also excavated another region of trench for the conduit, leaving Carl as the only obstacle in that trench. Tomorrow we plan to finally dispose of Carl, and meet our solar energy system provider, Luxaeterna.

– Sebastian Farkas