Friday, April 07, 2006

1 Term Down 5 to Go

The first academic term is finally over. The perception of time is the thing that is strange each day sometimes seem to take forever to finish and get through but then at the same time I look back and think where the heck did 3 months go!! Oh my gosh........
I'll be heading down to lilongwe tomorrow to start what they call IST (in service training). Basically its a meeting of all the volunteers in our group where we discuss any issues or things the big boys in either the country office or PC Washington thinks we need to know to be more effective volunteers for the remaining time that we've been here. The one thing that definitely makes you aware that your being funded by government dollars is the paperwork they always expect you to fill out for every little thing. It's crazy how much of the little details they want to know. They want statistics on exactly how many boys, girls, men, woman your work is helping. You have got to be kidding.......

One thing that PCV's are given are TREK mountain bikes for "official travel" in and around our sites. Lets just say I've put my bike to "good" use.

AHHHHHHHHHHHHH what the heck is wrong with gmail.......

2 comments:

Michael Edwards said...

Hey buddy,
Good to hear things are going well. Sorry about being bad keeping in touch.
Keep well and good luck for the remainder.

Michael

Maria said...

I'm currently in undergrad and applying to be a PCV in Africa (in AIDS health extension). I was happy to find your blog. Good luck with everything. I can't wait to check back in and see what else you have to say.