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Rotary eClub One member Pam
Gilbert submits a report about continued progress in Ecuador. For background on
this project, search in previously-published articles for “Report from Malingua
Pamba.” (Nov 29, 2017) Rotary eClub One
helps support her projects with International Service Grants which are funded
by your generous donations for our Makeup Programs.
Gilbert, Rotary eClub One Member
After talking, cajoling, waiting for over two
years… the cats that I was herding actually headed toward the goal of building
a second story (La Segunda Etapa) on our beautifully built Edificio Grande
(which is also vetted for 3 stories in this ‘Ring of Fire’, i.e. earthquake
#1. After two different (Ecuadorian)
Directors of Education, #3 Director Victor said he was committed to helping us
with the Science Lab. In addition to
promising a Science teacher & 15 new computers, he said he was ready to
release the funds for some of the materials (cement, rebar and blocks).
#2. After pestering the
Malinguans to indicate what they wanted to be included in this large footprint
(75’ x 25’), we received their design which included a multi-purpose Science
Lab/mini-industrial kitchen, teaching area (see the two large work tables in
above diagram), storage area and computer lab.
So when I shared this info with Alejandro (Alex), our web master, there
was spontaneous combustion! He contacted
his architect and Chemical engineer friend, Hugo from Mexico. The two of them flew down to Ecuador at the
end of June for 10 days. After doing
their due diligence, i.e. touring various high schools, meeting with now the 4th Director of Education and having community meetings in Malingua,
Hugo produced the above design. AND WORK
I am proud to tell you that Elvia Ante
is our Supervisor. She has been sending