Our KKG language instructor, JJ, agreed to videotape this greeting so that you could hear the unique sounds of his “clicking” Khoikhoi language.
PST is the name given to the 9 to 12 weeks of orientation and training that all PC Volunteers around the world receive between Staging (in the US) and their 2-year assignments “at site.”
I look forward to getting out of the classroom as we all leave for a few days to shadow our host volunteers around the country. I’ll be with Andy, in Windhoek, only about 45 minutes away – some of my colleagues will be on the road for the entire day.
Sunday marked the end of Week #5 of our Pre-Service Training (PST) – and time for a day of rest at Gross Barmen, a new resort & conference center 25km out of Okahandja.
Here’s an interesting article, worth reading to learn more about how we’re being trained and what we’re expected to do.
The latest step in Peace Corps-Namibia’s “dance of the veils” occurred this afternoon. We all learned where we will shadow a current volunteer for a few days next week.
It just dawned on me that yesterday marked one month since I left home. It seems so much longer.
I just learned in this article that May is “Older Americans Month” at the Peace Corps. I wonder if they’ll bake a cake.