Marcovia Update: 7/99
Don Stierman's Report
Photos taken on July 19, 1999.
Crisis Corps Volunteer Bret works with woman completing a house.
Carolina, architect and project manager for CARE, talks with one of the Las Peņitas women.
Ron, another Crisis Crops Volunteer and retired building contractor from California, instructs roofing crew on the details of properly installing the beam needed to support the roof overhang in front of a house. The barrel takes the place of a ladder.
The Las Peņitas women, men and children are in much better spirits now than when we left in March. We pose for a group photo outside the Pepsi-Cola stand.
Teacher poses with students and with Reina, supervisor working for CARE, outside new school.
This is the "model" - the first structure built on CARE's section of project. It is now the office and storage building for cement. A battery-operated CD radio is used to communicate with the CARE office in Choluteca or people riding in CARE vehicles.
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