I am passionate about any work with communities and involving environmentally sustainable projects.
I have two degrees in Nutrition and Spanish with a minor in Biology. I also was a soil researcher at the University of Minnesota in their department of Soil, Water, and Climate. I have helped with two nonprofit startups. The first one is called the Blue Earth Project whose focus is heavily on water systems to promote ecological sustainability throughout Southern Minnesota. In addition, I am on the Mango Community Farm team in Haiti where we are installing solar panel well pumps and a large sustainable community garden to support impoverished communities.
I planned and facilitated the first ever Earth Day celebration at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait which successfully raised $2,000 in funds and showed soldiers and contractors how to compost, even in the most arid of conditions. My focus lies with creating a more sustainable future, starting with impoverished communities and expanding practices through there. One of my goals is to work with various indigenous communities in the Amazon to help protect their lands and learn from them as well.
InterestsMountainBeachNatureCampingAdventure sportsWater sportsTeam sportsFitnessYoga / WellnessDancingOutdoor activitiesHikingCharity workFarmingGardeningSustainabilityAnimalsLanguagesWritingBooks
show moreMusicVideographyPhotographyBloggingCooking & foodVegetarian or veganCultureSelf developmentEvents & socialPlant care
Skills and knowledge we'd like to share or learn
We're interested in:Being an elderly companionLife at a FarmstayHospitality/Tourism
Some knowledge of:GardeningDIY and building projectsCreating/ Cooking family mealsAnimal CareCharity Work
Able to teach about:Babysitting and creative playEco ProjectsHelping around the houseLanguage practiceArt ProjectsTeaching
More details about your skills
Scarlett has a background in nutrition and environmental studies. Marisa is an a human resources professional and is experienced with working with children. We both have experience teaching English/Spanish.
More details about my language interests
Marisa can teach English and would like to learn more Spanish. Scarlett can teach English and Spanish.
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What else ...
Marisa loves sports and enjoys playing basketball, volleyball, softball, and snowboards. One of her favorite hobbies is photography.
Scarlett enjoys playing her handpan, gardening/working with plants, and playing soccer.
We both love reading, writing, meeting new people, and are very adventurous so any kind of outdoor activities!
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Special dietary requirements
Scarlett is vegan.