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Heavy work during a hot summer week!

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Even the children from the Pablo Antonio school love to help the group during their break!

Builders Beyond Borders – Advisor Karen:

I am Karen Meyer (in the middle) from New York and I work as an advisor in the Builders Beyond Borders (B3). I became associated with B3 in 2010 while I was working at a Peace Corps Water & sanitation volunteer heading a project in Peru. I traveled with the April C-4 team to Ecuador in 2011.
The students that I work with are from different high schools in Connecticut and New York. Most of them heard exciting stories from friends or family who also worked for B3, and that is when they got interested.
The students do a great job, I never could imagine that they would work so hard! For the students this is a big difference compared to their own country. Some students even change their mind about their study plans for the future. I think it is a good experience for them to get to see something of a poor country. For example, a high school student that a…