Tomorrow I am leaving for Philadelphia where I have orientation for Peace Corps. Then on Wednesday we leave from New York to fly to Togo!
The first two months in Togo are training called ‘stage’, where we are Peace Corps Trainees and then on August 28th we swear in as Peace Corps Volunteers. Until I am assigned a permanent site I will be living with a host family in the maritime region.
Overview of Tentative Training Schedule:
June 11 Trainees arrive in Lomé
June 12-15 Arrival Retreat
June 15 Departure for training sites and homestay
June 15-July 18 Homestay at PST sites
July 18- August 1st Sites visit (on-the-job-training I)
August 1 st – August 26 Homestay at PST sites
August 27 Preparation for travel to sites
August 28 Swearing-in ceremony
August 29 Departure to site
If you haven’t heard, I love mail! This is the address you can send packages and letters to and I would love to hear from you!
B.P. 3194 LOME, TOGO.
That’s all for now, but I will try to keep you updated when I get to Togo!