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

MSPP Promotes Volunteerism in Colleges Worldwide

HELPING TO PROMOTE VOLUNTEERISM IN COLLEGES  ACROSS THE WORLD On October 7, 2013, MSPP’s president Terri Cranmer presented at an education fair put on by Education USA/Guatemala, a department of the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala. The presentation, “The Importance of Volunteerism” was presented to potential college students as well as several students from rural Guatemala.  … Continue reading MSPP Promotes Volunteerism in Colleges Worldwide

School Reconstruction Project

SCHOOL RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT When the women in Virginia shared with us the fact that the 4th graders do not have a classroom and that they are forced to have class in the heat, sun, and the rain, we decided that we needed to make sure we looked into this.  Our president Terri Cranmer, put that … Continue reading School Reconstruction Project