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Vieques Captain’s Course with 100% Pass Rate

Working in coalition and community with local businesses to keep Vieques' boat captains up-to-date with licensure. Humans have been fishing and enjoying the waters around Vieques for thousands of years. Following Hurricanes Irma and María, one of the community needs that presented itself was gaining up-to-date licensure for the boat captains of the island, many … Continue reading Vieques Captain’s Course with 100% Pass Rate

Resiliency in the Face of Disaster Through Farming

Sail Relief Team has been busy promoting Resiliency on Vieques! Our newest project consists of creating a volunteer house that can be resilient and self-sufficient in the face of future disasters. The volunteer house farm became a project after local home owner became unable to continue to care for their animals and Sail Relief Team … Continue reading Resiliency in the Face of Disaster Through Farming

Painting the Luisa Guadelupe Senior Center on Vieques

Volunteers and staff joining together to complete exterior work in order to reopen the Senior Center Vieques has an aging population and the Senior Center is a vital resource, comprised of multiple buildings in the Monte Santo neighborhood. We worked in community with staff members and a wide roster of volunteers to scrape and paint … Continue reading Painting the Luisa Guadelupe Senior Center on Vieques