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  • Blog 4/5 (delayed) We have arrived at the camp site in Porto Jofre! Tomorrow morning, the team and I will take a 20 minute boat ride along the river to our school in ...
    Posted Jul 3, 2013, 7:47 PM by Ethan Shirley
  • Blog 3 We have just finished our first week at Chumbo and Cangas! Phew. Teaching three classes in the morning and four classes in the afternoon was a bit more exhausting than ...
    Posted Jun 24, 2013, 9:44 AM by Ethan Shirley
  • Workshop planning week - 5/18 For the past week, one of the biology teachers at the Cangas School has graciously allowed our team to stay at her house. On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday we met ...
    Posted May 18, 2013, 9:46 AM by Ethan Shirley
  • Back in Brazil! 5/11/2013 All of the members of the Water Systems Team have arrived in Brazil. We are staying at Nazaré, the boys' school and orphanage just outside of Poconé where we built ...
    Posted May 11, 2013, 12:20 PM by Ethan Shirley
  • 5/30 Update Oi Tudos,Sooo, here in the Pantanal things are kind of at a standstill as our beloved Kombi is currently broken down. Our team was trying to get down to ...
    Posted May 30, 2012, 2:30 PM by Ethan Shirley
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  • Grant Miars, Elizabeth Perez, and Simon Trask Bom Dia from Brasil! Today marks our sixth day in the Pantanal, and the views have been stunning. With the wildlife sounding our ...
    Posted Jun 9, 2013, 6:22 AM by greg ewing
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  • Week 1 2014 The first community we visited after landing in Cuiaba was the Nazare orphanage outside the town of Pocone. Both the kids and adults who live there were excited and a ...
    Posted May 25, 2014, 5:57 PM by Ethan Shirley
  • Our Time at PCER Today we arrived in Pocone after almost three weeks at PCER. During out time in the Pantanal we worked on Adrienne´s biodigester, our own telescoping biodigester and an assessment ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2013, 1:54 PM by greg ewing
  • In Brazil! 5/11/13 The three of us arrived together early Wednesday afternoon. After a brief trip to the Brazilian equivalentof Sam’s Club, we drove to the Nazaré Orphanage where we have ...
    Posted May 11, 2013, 12:25 PM by Ethan Shirley
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