Follow our journey as we implement our new microflush toilet technology and pilot community healthcare worker program in the summer of 2016! Each day we will post a blog entry describing our challenges, acheivements and general thoughts on our project. Featured members of our team include: Director Claudia Ortuño, Public Health Chair Akshay Swaminathan, Engineering Chair Harsh Sinha & Pomona College Coordinator Lathan Liou. 

Blog Summer 2016

June 10, 2016

Well here it is, the last blog post of the summer. I can’t believe the month went by so fast. Honestly I’m chilling in the La Paz airport right now and have a good amount of time to kill so I’m gonna divide this post up into 2 sections. One actually doing what the poin...

June 7, 2016

Day 21: June 6th, 2016 - End of CHW Pilot


Woke up, went on a run, went to Maria Eugenia’s house to start the last of the CHW workshops. Today we covered first aid and since it was the first time I ran the workshop by myself I got to see how fun it was to actually talk...

June 6, 2016

Today I woke up and decided to not go on a run, which was weird and a bad call because I felt antsy for the rest of the day. But it was because I wanted to go to church which I did. Then I studied for 5 hours! Riveting times. Then I went on a walk for no reason, bought...

June 6, 2016

Well Akshay left yesterday and Rodrigo is busy this week because he has to organize some sort of national justice conference, so that’s pretty depressing for me. Today was a pretty chill day. I woke up at 10am went to the gym, got back home and did some MCAT studying....

June 1, 2016

So today was an interesting day because even though it felt like we were just sitting in the car and on the ground eternally we actually got a lot of stuff done. It started off at the obscenely early for a Sunday time of 8am. Maria Eugenia picked us up in her jeep-clow...

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