In August MSPP director, Terri Cranmer traveled to Guatemala with two members of the MSPP Engineering Advisory Committee, Roy Wall and Tyler Bick. The purpose of the trip was to assess the repairs needed for the primary school in Virginia. After meeting with the school board, taking lots of measurements and photos the engineers began … Continue reading REPAIRS SLATED FOR SCHOOL IN VIRGINIA
October 3rd 2pm-5pm Elijah P's Tickets are $ 20 in advance, $25 at the door which includes ~ Samplings of craft beer and wine from local distributors and homebrewed beer and wine. ~ Light appetizers ~ Live entertainment from Green and Blue Help choose "peoples choice" winners from the homemade selections. 100% of the proceeds … Continue reading 6th Annual Beer and Wine Tasting
Join us for our annual Trivia Night !! The Knights of Columbus Hall 405 East Fourth Street, Alton, Illinois Play begins at 7 p.m. (doors open at 6:15 p.m.) $ 15 per person or $120 per table (maximum of eight players per team/table) Popcorn & Drinks (soda & beer) Provided! CASH BAR AVAILABLE Players May … Continue reading Trivia Night
Save the Date for our 4th annual Harvest Dinner !! September 12th at The Nature Institute, 2213 S Levis Ln, Godfrey, Illinois 62035 Kids activities start at 3:30pm, Mayan Presentation at 4:45pm and Dinner at 6pm This is going to be a great family friendly evening 🙂 So plan on bringing the parents, kids, friends … Continue reading 4th Annual Harvest Dinner
With two water projects in place in Guatemala you would think that was enough to keep us busy! But on her last trip to Guatemala our president, Terri met with the communities of Virginia and Las Mojarras to help them identify other projects that they might need help with. In Virginia, we revisited two different … Continue reading Look to the Future, Guatemala
Special thanks to SIUE and SIUC for allowing their students to work with us in Guatemala. To the students who give so selflessly of their time and energy and to their professional mentors: Christopher Parrish of American Water and Allen Oertel of Crawford, Murphy and Tilley I Engineers and Consultants.
MSPP would like to once again welcome our friend Senor Ruben Dario Gomez Gonzalez back to the region. For the past three years, Senor Gomez has been visiting the U.S. during the month of September. Visiting with local universities, colleges, schools and libraries, he shares the stories of his life, his culture and his country … Continue reading Welcome Back Senor Ruben!
MSPP is very excited to announce that we are actively exploring possible collaborations in a variety of areas with Saint Louis University (SLU). On March 4, 2015, our President Terri met with Dr David Borgmeyer, Director of International Studies and Aaron Lockee a Project Manager in Administrative Public Health. As a result of this meeting … Continue reading New Partners, New Friends
I am Namakando Nalishebo and I am the first born in the family of three girls only. I was born in 1999. I am a single orphan having mum only. My father died on the 30th of October 2011 when I was 12 years old. I started school in 2005 at Lukulu primary school, where … Continue reading A Letter from Namakando Nalishebo
Elizabeth Sellitto graduated from Lewis and Clark Community College’s Nursing program with honors in May of 2014. She has joined MSPP’s board to assist the organization with the development and implementation of MSPP’s medical trips to Guatemala. During spring break of 2014, she had the opportunity to travel to Guatemala through the collaboration of LCCC nursing program. Moved and humbled by the experience, Elizabeth … Continue reading Elizabeth Sellitto Joins MSPP