Mayan Power and Light

by Appropriate Technology Collaborative
Vetted
Sep 13, 2012

The footwork is proceeding apace!

We recently went to Guatemala to meet with our partners, mentors and prospective students in this project. 

Our mentors are all female, to help our students overcome cultural shyness and get the most from the training.  We have done our best to draw from the local culture, so that the women who mentor the girls are aware of cultural cues, language and have experience with solar.  The girls are very modest young women, yet once we got them to the roof, their curiousity took hold and they examined the examined the solar array thoroughly.  During our visit, our partner organization, Starfish, was filming the girls for a video promoting the class.

Currently, we are on schedule to teach the class in February in Guatemala.  We are accepting volunteers to travel with us for this course.  We have posted 2 links to photos of the girls on Flickr and will add more as time permits.

Links:

Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Appropriate Technology Collaborative

Location: Ann Arbor, MI - USA
Website: http:/​/​apptechdesign.org
Project Leader:
John Barrie
Ann Arbor, MI United States
2016 Year End Campaign
Time left to give
$29,647 raised of $35,000 goal
 
615 donations
$5,353 to go
Donate Now Add Project to Favorites

Help raise money for this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page for this project.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.