Travel Blogs from Tacloban
Stage 6 - truss assembly
Stage 7 - purlin/Nipa roof
Stage 8 - bridging
Stage 9 - joists
Stage 10 - floors
Stage 11 - wall framing
Stage 12 - sawali walls/doors/windows
There is also one team that is refitting 22 houses that were not constructed to standards required. The refitting project is about a three day project and takes as long as it takes ...
... br> The building has endured more in the past 9 months, since its opening, than I ever imagined.
The building has served a purpose I never could have expected.
The building has created a place for the community to join together, literally since the day of the storm, and rebuild their lives.
I am happy to announce that the repairs to the roof and damaged wall are COMPLETE!
On May 16th I will join the community in the ...
... even possible). If I look back at my blogs from this time last year, it is unbelievable how much has changed, but I still would never wish I could go back. I believe everything happens for a reason, and though it is difficult to see the positive in all this, the future is completely changed now and the only thing to do is move forward and rebuild in every way possible.
Thank you for all your continued support!
... constructed in Cangumbang thanks to Catholic Relief Services, and the children are so excited to show me the progress each weekend. VFV will begin our very own Build A Home Projects in Cangumbang, hopefully by the end of the month, thanks to St John Bosco Parish. I also hope to utilize funds from the Sturgis Community Fundraiser to rebuild the local chapel in Hibicaan (the area of Cangumbang that surround the center) and finish the remaining safety needs of the center, like ...
... organizations have booked every room in the hotel. So even though the rooms are empty they can't sell one to me because they are under contract to have rooms for any aid workers that might need a room. Its great for the hotels because they have every room sold out for months but bad for a traveler like me. By 2am. I asked the moto driver to just take me to the bus stop and I'll wait out the night there and get out of there in the morning. The ...