Activities of the Environmental   Education Workshop (in theDemonstration and Training Center)        February 18- March 2
Activities Included:• A meeting between the Alberto Melgar Rada  Program and Mano a Mano International• In this meeting, m...
Modules 1 and 2: Ecology and Solid        Waste Management• Module 1 began on February 20• 23 individuals participated• Mo...
The students learning about the food chain
Our students’ first visit to the site
Students break into two groups for the activities
Group Activities• When planning activities, we take the  students into account and adapt the process  to the needs of the ...
Group 1: The 2nd semishade        Measuring and digging holes
Placing and emptying the bobbins
The structure is ready for the tension wire      Placing the stakes for the tension wire
Extending the tension wire
With the presence and help of the students at their first andsecond visits, we proceeded with the following:              ...
Students help sew the mesh
Students work together to tension and finish sewing the mesh
Group 2: The Bathroom  Defining the location and measuring for the bathroom
Students measure and mark the terrain
Clearing the terrain for the bathroom (students did not participate)
Students help transport supplies to the site.
Pedro, one of the workers, shows students how to construct adobe bricks
Construction of the bathroom stalls  Pablo explains the specifications for constructing the stalls
Students help in the construction of the stalls
Measuring and cutting the steel reinforcements for the bathroom
Other Activities           Construction of the perimeter wall
Fabrication of the adobe for the bathroom
Planting fennel bulbs, leaf lettuce, turnips radishes, parsley, beets, etc.                 in the second block in the ope...
Our students are excited to be able to complete real, practical projects.
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Demonstration and Training Center Update_Mid-March 2013

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Update on some of the activities going on at the Demonstration and Training Center now that much of the initial construction has been completed.

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Demonstration and Training Center Update_Mid-March 2013

  1. 1. Activities of the Environmental Education Workshop (in theDemonstration and Training Center) February 18- March 2
  2. 2. Activities Included:• A meeting between the Alberto Melgar Rada Program and Mano a Mano International• In this meeting, modules on specific technical skill formation were solidified• There will be teachings on conserving natural resources and alternative energy sources
  3. 3. Modules 1 and 2: Ecology and Solid Waste Management• Module 1 began on February 20• 23 individuals participated• Module 2 began with a construction of a dry bathroom• The 23 participants assisted in the construction• Participants will continue to help with projects for the next few months (March-July 2013) to learn and develop different practical skills.
  4. 4. The students learning about the food chain
  5. 5. Our students’ first visit to the site
  6. 6. Students break into two groups for the activities
  7. 7. Group Activities• When planning activities, we take the students into account and adapt the process to the needs of the students.
  8. 8. Group 1: The 2nd semishade Measuring and digging holes
  9. 9. Placing and emptying the bobbins
  10. 10. The structure is ready for the tension wire Placing the stakes for the tension wire
  11. 11. Extending the tension wire
  12. 12. With the presence and help of the students at their first andsecond visits, we proceeded with the following: Measuring and cutting of the mesh
  13. 13. Students help sew the mesh
  14. 14. Students work together to tension and finish sewing the mesh
  15. 15. Group 2: The Bathroom Defining the location and measuring for the bathroom
  16. 16. Students measure and mark the terrain
  17. 17. Clearing the terrain for the bathroom (students did not participate)
  18. 18. Students help transport supplies to the site.
  19. 19. Pedro, one of the workers, shows students how to construct adobe bricks
  20. 20. Construction of the bathroom stalls Pablo explains the specifications for constructing the stalls
  21. 21. Students help in the construction of the stalls
  22. 22. Measuring and cutting the steel reinforcements for the bathroom
  23. 23. Other Activities Construction of the perimeter wall
  24. 24. Fabrication of the adobe for the bathroom
  25. 25. Planting fennel bulbs, leaf lettuce, turnips radishes, parsley, beets, etc. in the second block in the open field
  26. 26. Our students are excited to be able to complete real, practical projects.

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