Monthly Archives: May 2011

Tradition Tops Pop: Tecuanipan’s Tiny Dancers

On Mother’s day Ina, Rachel, and I joined the gathering in Tecuanipan’s town square. An enormous white tent strung with pink balloons sheltered the crowd from the sun outside. Local mariachis played and children performed poetry and dances dedicated to … Continue reading

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Where Does the Sawdust Go? Inside the Baño Seco

A lot of people have been asking us how composting toilets work. Now that we have two (one on-site in Tecuanipan, the other a portable toilet), they will be the primary bathrooms for future visiting groups and the after-school program. Below you’ll find … Continue reading

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Under Popocatépetl’s Watchful Eye, CLI Begins To Envision the Future

Yesterday I got the chance to visit CLI’s new piece of land in Tecuanípan. It is the source of new inspiration, direction, and dreams for the team in Mexico and for all of those abroad who helped make the purchase of … Continue reading

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