I chatted with Leonora of Treehugger.com this week, and she gave me the inside scoop on traveling in Ecuador, working with Kallari, and how she got Kallari and AFH together. She was a joy to chat with and the major point she got across to me was...be patient. No problem for me, I lived in Italy for a year! She was also excited to know that we had enlisted a Spanish speaker on our team (Fernando, you rock). She stressed that communication is of the utmost importance in this project...She said it was hard enough for the people of Kallari to get a grip on what an international design competition was, and even harder for them to understand that people from all around the world would be willing to help them...some organic chocolate growers in the rainforest... So here we come...a Puerto Rican...a Malaysian...an American (me!)...and with us in heart...a Serbian.