Volunteer: Joe Busch
As a young adult, Joe’s wanderlust drew him to work as a white-river raft guide in Maine and West Virginia and embark on numerous cross-country road-trips and backpacking adventures throughout Central and South America and Asia.
He has worked as a Mechanical Engineer in the biotech industry and as a Structural Engineer for a general contractor. Additionally, Joe served two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural Guatemala. He worked in appropriate technology and preventive health education. Joe graduated with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, San Diego.
Contributions from Joe Busch
This is the first of many cement floors that we built. Most rural Guatemalans live inhouses with dirt floors
One of Peace Corps Guatemala's 6 programs is Healthy Homes. The program aims to improve health conditions in rural Guatemala through health education and the construction of sanitary infrastructure. This video gives a brief introduction to the program.