Twilight Frequencies: How did your expectations line up with the realities of the work being done by Non Profit organizations? What surprised you?
Michael Peters: We did countless hours of research prior to scheduling the inaugural trip. So we were pretty familiar with the work being done. There was a lot of communication being facilitated between us at Backpod and Global Brigades.
Personal Note: I did not anticipate the fact of how LITTLE Spanish I actually knew. My knowledge of the language was an absolute monstrosity, but I managed thanks in large part to the organization and my Backpod Team members.
Twilight Frequencies: Was there anything you found not in line with an organizations goal? For instance did you ever feel there was corruption involved?
Michael Peters: Not at all.
Twilight Frequencies: How were you treated by the natives?
Michael Peters: Everyone was absolutely amazing! You couldn’t ask for more hospitality. Sometimes having a camera in your face can be a little intimidating or unnerving; but I seemed to be the only one who had any apprehension about that. The Honduran people were just so thrilled to receive assistance in this fashion.