Sunday, August 5, 2007

I visited my new village

I visited Poutasi, my new village, for two days this week. It was just a quick introduction, but it is a lovely place and as we have found everywhere in Samoa, the people are warm and friendly. They need some help with their water system as well as the other projects I mentioned. I will probably help some at the local school too. Maybe some computer tutoring classes or something like that.

We leave to go back to Manunu later today (limited internet and phone access during that time). Only two weeks until we are finished with training and become official volunteers! We are kept so busy in classes all day and have very little free time. It will be a big adjustment to be dropped off in a village I don't know with no structured schedule. My "job" for the first few months is to get to know the village and the people.