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
December is behind us and we're finally catching our breath after a wet, beautiful, long, fun, exhausting, rewarding trip. After leaving Inagua and skirting the coast of Hispanola, we crossed the infamous Mona Passage in flat calm with no trouble. We made our first landfall at Cabo Rojo on the western coast of Puerto Rico … Continue reading Puerto Rico Se Levanta
A stopover in Marathon, FL gave us a first glimpse of severe damage from this devastating hurricane season. The Florida Keys took a direct hit from Irma just before Maria made her way through the Caribbean. Marathon is the home port of S/V Relentless and it was a very bittersweet homecoming from our travels … Continue reading Marathon to Great Inagua