We moved to a place called Peace Cottages, where we will be staying for a week. This venue (with hotel rooms for our big team and a lovely thatched gathering place) is used to subsequently introduce us to the In-Country Volunteers, train them for a few days, welcome the UK Volunteers, introduce all of them to their room-mates, colleagues and businesses and do lots of team building activities, while we all get to know each other and acclimatise to the new circumstances.
Meet the 14 In-Country Volunteers!! They are all so friendly, funny, have interesting backgrounds, and I just really feel like they will form a great team for this project.
Training has started!
Here is a little taste of what we watched during my session on International Development:
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