Buddy, Jim and Jorge clearing dirt.
Jorge digging one of the footers.
A Bible and a Cross form the cornerstone for the new clinic.
Alex and Juan, our foremen for the project.
Jorge and Alma tying steel.
Jorge with a helper from the church.
Jim, Jeff, Jim (Left to right in rear) and Dan (front) assembling steel frames.
Nelson with a brother from the church.
Jim (sitting) and Jeff cutting steel rebar.
Alex and Alma bending steel on a jig.
Jorge and a brother from the church preparing to mix concrete.
Alma with a brother from the church bending steel.
Jim Bunch and Jim Burgess tying steel.
Pat and Ellen tying steel.
Dan, Karl and Buddy working on a frame assembly.
Buddy working with steel.
A truckload of bricks arrives from Santa Cruz.
Dan and Jorge preparing for the next brick.
Debbie laying a brick with Alma, Buddy and Jorge looking on.
Dee laying a brick with Dan and Ellen looking on.
With the foundations poured, steel rebar positioned, the walls of the clinic begin…
The children coloring their Vacation Bible School lesson.
Two girls intent on staying within the lines…
Boys working on their coloring.
A little one with her craft.
The children proudly display their craft.
Pat and Debbie (holding the book) tell the Bible story as Alma (far left) translates.
Update as of April 08, 2008: the walls of the clinic continue to rise…