Vernon Electric Co-op Lineman helps electrify rural Guatemalan village
October 23, 2019
Twelve linemen from Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa electric cooperatives traveled to Guatemala this month to volunteer their services to help families in a rural village get electricity for the very first time. The linemen volunteering their service included Zach Taylor of Vernon Electric Cooperative. He left for Guatemala September 30th and came back October 18th.
The group stayed in Playa Grande, Ixcan, and made the daily 90-minute trip through rough terrain to the job site in Tierra Blanca...