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The last couple of days at work have been pretty stressful. I’ve found myself with a couple of large tasks that I need to juggle and though all of them are worthwhile and can get done it will take a … Continue reading
This is going to be another rapid highlight section. Bringing back the Gold/Fail Stars! Gold Star goes out to some of my fellow VSO volunteers in Georgetown who arrived here at the same time as me – they have allowed … Continue reading
Today was a very productive day. But I’ve also reached a point where some of the really difficult work begins. For example, I have been setting up meetings, going to meetings, networking, sorting files, creating lesson plans, calling volunteers, doing … Continue reading
One of my jobs is recruitment of both youth and volunteers. So I’ve been making appointments with schools so I can go speak at their weekly assemblies to let them know about the program I’m working on. My first appointment … Continue reading
I’m not really sure how I am feeling right now. So I just went over to the orphanage with three of the youth from our centre. I don’t want to suggest that it is all terrible. It is clean and … Continue reading
So this morning was the first morning it has rained since I’ve been here. Well…. that’s not exactly true. We’ve have sprinkles and little showers every once in a while but because this is the hottest time of the year … Continue reading
So I realize I haven’t talked much about the work that I’m doing. I’ve talked about strange circumstances, food (by the way I’ve been practicing my roti and curries – a local woman gave a three-hour tutorial the other day… … Continue reading