Hands On in Sumatra



Hands On Disaster Response intiated a project in the remote village of Sungai Geringging, Indonesia on the island of Sumatra following two strong earthquakes in September and October, 2009.


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David and Jo-Ann travelled to the project in early November. David stayed three weeks and Jo-Ann stayed for two weeks.

Watch the video, A Day in the Life of a Volunteer. Nephew Tim is at 0:07. We're in there someplace also.





Working on the rubble:
Working the bricks

Showing pictures to the locals:
Showing pictures to the locals

Sweaty and dirty crew:
The crew

One of the ten rainiest inhabited locations on earth:
Rainy season

Doing the dishes:
Doing the dishes