Name: Ricardo Garcia
Place of Birth: Madrid
Present Job: Water and Sanitation Engineer, Hope International, Kamekwilu
Former Job: Worked for Hope in Angola, Columbia and South Sudan. Before working for Hope Ricardo worked as a civil and environmental engineering consultant for Earthmatters Consulting Group in London.
Achievements: Climbed Annapurna IV in 1999 with the Madrid Mountaneering Association. Finalist in the 1988 Spanish National Cross Country Championships. Winner of Umberto Neruda Poetry Award at Madrid University.
Favorite movie: Los Amantes de Circulo Polar
Favorite music: Mana, Funk Como Le Gusta and Acda en de Munnik (started to listen to it with Petra and now really loves dutch music)
Hobbies: Keeping fit, windurfing, climbing and mountaneering
Reason for Joining Hope: " I love to work and experience different cultures and to get a better understanding of the world around me".