Author Archives: Administrador

Summer Happenings by Brian Goetz

Here in the Cangrejal watershed, I continue to feel blessed to be a part of the creation of new relationships, of the search for new ways of approaching old problems, and to be able to learn from the people here … Continue reading

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Maureen’s May Blog by Maureen Taylor

A lot has changed since the last time I wrote my blog. I really feel a part of the community now. Walking down the street I hear ‘Hola Mauri’ from every direction. I am currently living with the same family … Continue reading

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Getting to Know El Pital – Maureen Taylor by Maureen Taylor

To think that just two weeks ago I was sitting on my couch listening to the newscaster talk about the cold and windy day we were going to have. Now the thought of cold weather is at the back of … Continue reading

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Brian’s first month in El Pital by Brian Goetz

Each morning, waking to the sound of the roosters of El Pital crowing even before dawn blesses the valley, I must be thankful for finding myself so fortunate (as we all must, as we see each new day).  I have … Continue reading

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Census of the Senses by Un Mundo

When conducting an official census, what are the unofficial, unaccounted for questions of a community? Are some facts more significant than others? Who asks the questions and who gets to answer them? In this project, we set out to explore … Continue reading

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Dancing as a Community by Meredith Ferrill

Thanks to the many generous donors, in December, I was able to return to El Pital, Honduras. During my week back, teaching dance to the children I had worked with this summer, I was able to reconnect with the Lobo … Continue reading

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Ground is broken Ken Hutz

We thought it would never happen, but it did.  Ground has been broken.  It sure looks like El Pital will be getting a new high school.  After three years of setbacks, Oscar Gomez took matters into his own hands. Oscar … Continue reading

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A two-week, too-short arts project by admin

[This report is from Un Mundo volunteer Rachel McIntire —Admin] In August artist Caleb Duarte and I visited El Pital, Honduras. We left the Bay Area with overstuffed packs barely containing all of the arts supplies, musical instruments and beautiful … Continue reading

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Throw-n-Sow: Tirar y Sembrar, Honduras 2006 by admin

[This report comes from Un Mundo volunteer Rachel McIntire — Admin.] Throw-n-Sow (Tirar y Sembrar) is the brainchild of art collaborative Shada/Jahn. Throw-n-Sow is a biodegradable flying disc toy similar to a Frisbee that uses the centripetal force generated in … Continue reading

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