All posts tagged collaborative building

Spontaneous Ecological Adventure with 300 youth

Posted on September 18, 2012 at 3:19pm by russs.net Comments Off
Spontaneous Ecological Adventure with 300 youth

“Russell, we’re going to Natonin tomorrow and we have to speak to 300 youth for two days! Help!”

That’s how my adventure to Natonin, a remote village in the mountains began last week.  Cell service had been down for several days, and my friend Niklaus had just got the invitation from Father Allen.

With almost no preparation, we just jumped in Father […]

Goodbye to a Ton of Trash: 1000 Bottle Bricks

Posted on September 1, 2012 at 10:49pm by russs.net Comments Off
Goodbye to a Ton of Trash: 1000 Bottle Bricks

Yesterday, was the culmination of six months of experimenting and two weeks of preparation with the local high school.  Together, we cleaned up the village, dug out the trash from the school’s garbage pit and dumped everything into the town’s centre plaza. What a mess!

But the students were eager to help out.  The last two weeks we’d been studying just […]