• Kick off

    Last night, we had our first out of three "Alpine-Initiatives-good-time-for-a-good-cause-last-minute-totally-winging-it-fundraiser-party" in Steamboat.  Lisa, Emmanuelle and Chad gave a short presentation, Mikey and I sold raffle tickets, Seth did some "super bad-ass" announcing and Mambo Italiano's staff orchestrated the dance off .  We did have a good time and the Steamboat community showed great support.  Next stop; Vail. Photos by Creative Werd.Big...

  • Last day of work! -JP

    Another emotional day, and another change of perspective..  I had to fight back the tears when the worker talk to us today (didn't want to let that happen in front of the "work crew"!!)  My thoughts on this project have been constantly changing since we got here and today, it seemed as if it all came together in my head. ...

  • Last day of work! -Mikey

    Well thats it! Today was our last day of work and it is also our last day in Meru.It is hard to believe what we have completed. JP and I were talking about our accomplishments as we looked at pictures from today and have to say it is a rad feeling realizing what we built from nothing. Not only did...

  • KEMU students

    Meeting with the KEMU students was amazing experience.  It new meaning to our trip as today's focus was more about social interaction and cultural exchange.  It's incredible to realize how people form complete different worlds and realities can sit together, talk for hours, make efforts to understand each other's situations and try to relate.  Karambu was very good at creating...

  • Bio Intensive Center

    It was amazing to find Bernard! He had knowledge of medicinal plants, vegetable gardening, animal husbandry and was an expert nursery man. We brought along the whole family so everyone would support each other and remind each other of the knowledge they gained today.
  • We made it!

    Wow! We have arrived in Meru and what a first day we had! We have included some pictures of the day to try and display just a touch of how it was. The morning started out with a walk around our new surroundings, and as I passed I was definitiley a sight to be seen. The landscape is beautiful, with...