We joined a big community volunteer project to get a fresh coat of paint on the Vieques en Rescate cancer center and repair their roof. Our volunteers made up about 1/2 of the total workforce and with all those hands on deck, the project went quickly and turned out great. This is step one of … Continue reading Vieques en Rescate – Paint Job
We provided assistance with home repair and debris removal for families in Vieques recovering from Hurricane Maria who are unable to complete the tasks due to mental, physical or financial circumstances. This is part of our ongoing project to make homes safe and livable again.
This massive multi-day debris removal project put our volunteers' stamina to the test. They even worked until midnight when the loader and dump truck were delayed. All the volunteers and generous truck and loader drivers worked overtime to get this one done! Thank to Buchy, his amazing team and all our volunteers!
We participated in a training for solar power installers in Utuado with a group called Electricidad por el Pueblo. We worked on logistics, translation, and hands-on training for the group organizing the course. The turnout was awesome and the students got to see two full residential systems go together from design to completion. Hopefully … Continue reading Power by the People
The last few months have been a huge learning experience for us. We've found our niche among the relief groups and NGOs here in Puerto Rico. We've identified the areas where we can do the most good for the greatest number of people. We've also learned a lot about ourselves and who we want to be … Continue reading Response – Recovery – Resilience