Field Note #173: Learning in the DR



On day two of making the ceramic water filters, I was still trying to speak to Domingo in Spanish and doing an average job at best. He was always very encouraging and would try his best to use some English whenever he could. I said to him that we are very slow at making these filters and that it must make him crazy! In English he responded by saying, "No. It is beautiful."

Buenes tardes!

-Lisa Tyerman, volunteer in the Dominican Republic