We're almost at the three week mark of our team's trip. Our time so far has been filled with many exciting adventures, challenges, and unique experiences. The time with the students at both Cotia and Nazareh have been by far the most rewarding experiences of the trip. They have been so engaged and interested in the project; always willing and excited to learn about the science and building. As well, they have practiced the utmost of patience with our team's slowly developing Portuguese skill.
So far we have:
With one week left our plan is to:
The trip so far has been an incredible learning experience for all of us; at times we have all felt as though we've been sent here to learn and not to teach. This feeling of intercultural exchange has been incredibly powerful, and best of all there is still more to come!
Check out our photo album on facebook to see the students and our work: http://www.facebook.com/PantanalPartnership