Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Day 16: Solar and Wind with local students

A trip to the La Trinidad solar farm with our new UNI friends; one day left before we return home.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Day 15: Solar weather station at Universidad Centroamericana UCA de Nicaragua

Today brought lessons in solar energy and setting up a solar farm at the Universidad Centroamericana UCA de Nicaragua.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Day 13: More time at ULSA and a tour of the Cathedral of Leon

Today, we continued our tour of ULSA, with time spent working on our projects in their workshop.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Days 12-14: Safari (long journey)

We spent the past three days all together in Ruaha National Park on safari. We saw so many amazing animals!

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Day 14: Wind energy to pump water

Today we visited a farm to observe water pumping systems for farming and irrigation that harness wind energy to pump water, and later, a factory that manufactures rubber stoppers to help with pumping water.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Day 11: Makazi (homestead; residence; home)

Our final day in Iringa included more work on the water distribution system design, delicious meals, and new, tailor-made clothing for everyone!

Day 12: Tours of Universidad Tecnológica La Salle (ULSA) energy labs and the Polaris geothermal plant

Tours of a local university and its technical labs and a new experience for many of us at the Polaris Geothermal Plant highlighted today's adventures.