Video
200 Soccer Balls

200 Soccer Balls

We take a break from our reg­u­lar­ly sched­uled TB updates to dis­cuss some actu­al work. This video is a thank you to a group of donors from the States and all the Peace Corps Vol­un­teers that helped in a sim­ple, fun project that I orga­nized in Mex­i­co over the course of 2012 basi­cal­ly. We received a dona­tion of 200 soc­cer balls,...
How to build a combustion chamber

How to build a combustion chamber

The trick­i­est por­tion of the effi­cient cook­stove con­struc­tion process is assem­bling the inter­nal com­bus­tion cham­ber. It isn’t dif­fi­cult, but requires a few sets of hands and under­stand­ing how the inte­ri­or pieces fit togeth­er. Two women hold the pieces in place while a third filled in around them with the sand/gravel mix­ture. This was the fourth stove assem­bly...
Getting ready

Getting ready

Best watched on repeat. chalk­ing-up2 from Karen M on Vimeo.
A new day

A new day

From Isla Isabel, Nayarit. I final­ly got around to assem­bling the time-lapse video. It’s been a pret­ty qui­et week oth­er­wise. Busy, but qui­et. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/41466873 w=500&h=400] Appar­ent­ly I bumped the cam­era a cou­ple of times. Still, for a first attempt at time-lapse video and man­u­al­ly tim­ing each shot, I’m hap­py.