1. Guyana International Women's Day

    We worked with local women to plan a march, dinner, and concert to appreciate women for International Women's Day. The women made a banner with the theme, a set of posters of words that describe women written on flower petals, which we chanted as we marched - "Women are strong! Women are beautiful! Women are talented" etc...    It was a lovely evening that was almost destroyed by rain, but the men helped us move all our equiptment for the concert (speakers, decorations, microphones)...

  2. Guyana Learning to Weave

    Two trainees help each other learn how to weave traditional baskets from palm leafs to strengthen their awareness of local knowledge and culture, as well as confidence in personal identity. This was a part of a training to prevent human trafficking and labor exploitation. 

  3. Guatemala Mayan Educational Center

    This video illustrates the work that my counterparts and I are doing in site: building a Mayan Educational Center using the recycled bottles technique.

  4. Guatemala The Good Life

    Coffee Farm in Antigua

  5. Guatemala Rocking the Vagina Monologues Experience Chapin Style

    I had never seen the Vagina Monologues before but it’s safe to say that I had a pretty good idea about what this type of play would consist of: vaginas, sex, orgasms, lack of orgasms, etc.  Sure, it’s invigorating to discuss these topics among American women but I kind of felt like it was preaching to the choir; to speak to the true meaning of the Vagina Monologues I felt it necessary to bring along women who continue to see sex as too taboo to discuss: my counterparts.  When else would I ha...

  6. Guyana early morning ride

    This little Amerindian baby clung closely to his mother on this early morning boat ride in to the closest market.

  7. Jamaica Jamaica-washing

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  8. South Africa Practicing Reading

    Kids in the library for the first time.

  9. South Africa Learning to Cook Pap

    Cooking pap with my host mom.

  10. South Africa Geography Lesson in Progress

    Geography lesson using the world map project.

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.