Making potato tortillas for lunch at CEMOPLAF
You'd think CEMOPLAF would have reliable electricity since it's above an electric company, but nope!
In the office at CEMOPLAF: Trent presents a uterus!
The GROW team
Pap smear poster in the waiting room at CEMOPLAF
Our kitchen/living room at the clinic. Conveniently located right next to our little dormitory.
In Riobamba with Lourdes, on our way to meet with the theater/mask-making instructor
We tried on lots of awesome masks at the theater instructor's house
The theater instructor is also an artist. His paintings were hanging all around the house
With the theater instructor's son, Daniel
Eating lunch at La Merced in Riobamba: french fries, roasted pork, and pepsi.
Shopping for materials for the theater project. There were so many kinds of fabric!
As we walked by this tree, we heard a voice say "Hola!"
The marketplace in Riobamba
Lourdes' brother had just finished his final exams and we were invited to a celebratory luncheon for the students
Next, we bought A LOT of yarn for the knitting project. 42 kilos, to be exact!
Regan learned how to crochet using only her hands
Riobamba is beautiful!
Regan crocheted a hat for Trent because it got sooo cold at night!
With some of the adolescentes from the program. We were getting ready to take a field trip to a science/health fair in a nearby community.
At the health and science fair
This boy was presenting this diorama for his English class
There was an exhibit about how to grow broccoli
We all read all of the Hunger Games. It was a good way to pass the time during long car rides or quiet evenings
View of Cajabamba from our rooftop
Trent quickly discovered that he is too tall for Ecuador!
Pollo y papas: our favorite Ecuadorian food. It comes with plastic gloves, but no plates.
The view from the pollo y papas place where we ate dinner in Riobamba
Our last errand of the night was to come to this shop and buy buttons for the knitting project
The next day, we went to a community called San Bartolo to give an HIV/AIDS presentation to teachers at a local school
At the school in San Bartolo