WESTMINSTER COLLEGE WORKS TO REPAIR SCHOOL IN GUATEMALA

On May 26th, MSPP President Terri Cranmer, MSPP engineers and Spanish Language students from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri set out on a trip that would change their lives and the lives of the 122 students that attend the primary school in the community of Virginia in Guatemala. The students and two faculty members from … Continue reading WESTMINSTER COLLEGE WORKS TO REPAIR SCHOOL IN GUATEMALA

MUSTARD SEED PEACE PROJECTS WATER PROGRAM EXPANDS

In 2013, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville (SIUE) signed a partnership agreement with the community of Virginia in Guatemala to help them find a solution to the water issues that plague their community. The lack of clean drinking water causes illness and sometimes death in small children. Since their initial trip in 2013, SIUE students and … Continue reading MUSTARD SEED PEACE PROJECTS WATER PROGRAM EXPANDS

REPAIRS SLATED FOR SCHOOL IN VIRGINIA

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

Another EWB Chapter Collaborates with MSPP

While the student Chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville (SIUE) and their structural engineer mentor Roy Wall work diligently on the design of the holding tank for the water distribution system in Virginia, Guatemala another student chapter has joined the MSPP team in Guatemala. In January 2015, a small … Continue reading Another EWB Chapter Collaborates with MSPP

International Service Program

So often we are approached by concerned volunteers who feel compelled to do more than simply make a donation. These adventurers want to have an experience! MSPP has also seen a rapid increase in interest from colleges and universities in both the United States and Guatemala. So we have recently begun to develop an International … Continue reading International Service Program

L&C Nursing Group Serves More than 300 Patients in Rural Guatemalan Clinic over Alternative Spring Break

On March 7, 2014, 7 nursing students, 2 registered nurses and  2 administrators from  Lewis and Clark Community College and a Nurse Practitioner from Hinds Community College in Mississippi set out on a journey that changed their lives forever. Lewis and Clark Community College (LCCC), in partnership with MSPP, travelled to the rural community of … Continue reading L&C Nursing Group Serves More than 300 Patients in Rural Guatemalan Clinic over Alternative Spring Break

Engineers Without Border Design Students, Water Pump Project

MSPP would like to congratulate Rebecca Standefer and Zack Dahmm on their recent graduation from the School of Engineering at SIUE. Becky and Zack chose our water pump project in Guatemala as their senior design project. Working with their professional mentor, Christopher Parrish, an engineer at American Water, MO. they have designed the pump system … Continue reading Engineers Without Border Design Students, Water Pump Project

Spring Break Trip with Lewis and Clark Community College

In March of 2014 MSPP teamed up with Lewis and Clark Community college nursing program for a medical trip over  spring break.  The team consisted of seven students, two registered nurses, and two administrators and MSPP President Terri Cranmer. In three days they saw approximately 210 children, 76 women and 52 men. Everyone said it … Continue reading Spring Break Trip with Lewis and Clark Community College