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20 03, 2011

Playground Complete with a Party for ALL

2017-06-12T03:36:33+00:00

After two and a half long months of trips to the hardware store, sweating in the sun, climbing, digging, hammering and screwing, the playground is finally completed.  It’s a bitter sweet combination of relief that the project is finished and sadness that our purpose filled days are over, for now.  Many of the kids have [...]

20 03, 2011

OLD BANK CLEAN-UP PARTY

2017-06-12T03:36:33+00:00

This past week we rallied the locals to help clean-up and keep our neighborhood beautiful.  It was great to see the number of kids that showed up for the event because they are the future of Old Bank.  In two hours we turned Old Bank into trash free town.  We hope to continue to help [...]

20 03, 2011

Matuse Invades Bocas del Toro

2017-06-12T03:36:33+00:00

We just wrapped up a week to remember with our good friends John, Zach, and Rick.  This trio of awesome beings came down to share in our volunteer work, lives in Bocas, and score some great surf.  John is the heffe in the world of Matuse wetsuits and organized for Zach; a wizard on the [...]

19 02, 2011

Legends Video

2017-06-12T03:36:33+00:00

I had some fun with my computer and made a video for some of our first playground visitors.  Take a look!  

19 02, 2011

Elvin Interview

2017-06-12T03:36:33+00:00

Elvin or Elvis as we call him is a twenty four year old Ngobe Indian who grew up and lives in Bahia Honda, a bay of the island archipelago we live in.  He is a local Indian dedicated to building a playground for his local community/school.  We have the pleasure of working with [...]

14 02, 2011

A New Classroom is Born

2017-06-12T03:36:33+00:00

Let me clarify it is not a classroom by American standards, but the introduction of a playground to the indigenous Ngobe children has provided them with new ways to think, learn, and play.  Since school is not in session for another few weeks it is interesting to see how these children approach a play area [...]

14 02, 2011

Our Playground Project

2017-06-12T03:36:34+00:00

We were delighted to be given the opportunity to build a playground for the Bahia Honda Elementary School from our good friends Henry and Margaret at La Loma Jungle Lodge. Prior guests of theirs donated money to build a playground for the local indigenous school and we are the proud recipients of the job to [...]

29 01, 2011

Beach Cleanup Bluff Beach

2017-06-12T03:36:34+00:00

We joined our good friends Christian, Jess, and some caring locals for a beach cleanup a few weeks back and left Bluff Beach in much better shape.

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