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I live in the jungle, on a mountain – in Ethiopia

31 Aug

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Greetings from my new town of Aman near Mizan Teferi. I’m all moved into my new home and now I’m trying to get it all fixed up so I have somewhere nice and cozy to come home to everyday. Well, so far that process is going slow because I have no furniture and I’ve only ordered a bed frame. Slowly but surely things will all come together though. For now, I’m managing and I’ve got a basic setup for what I do have.

I’ve been going around town meeting and introducing myself to all the local town administrators and to the staff at the Aman General Primary School where I’ve been assigned to work. I’ve been explaining that for the first few months at my new site I will be doing research for my CENA aka Community Education Needs Assessment which I will turn in around the end of November when I return to Addis for IST (In-Service Training). Once I’m done with IST I’ll return to Aman to begin working on projects such as starting an English club one for students and another for teachers. At that point I’ll also begin to plan for my first trainings that I’ll give for the teachers at my school. Once I get busy and I have my house set up I’ll really like my town. The people are very kind and all the teachers seem willing and eager to work with me even though some of them have been teaching for 20 years or more. I’m thankful for that. Well, that is it. I’ll end by providing my new address below. Be sure to check my wish list page on my main blog website.

My new address:

Anthony Navarrete
P.O. Box 452
Mizan Teferi, Ethiopia

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3 Comments

Posted by on August 31, 2012 in Ethiopia, Peace Corps

 

3 responses to “I live in the jungle, on a mountain – in Ethiopia

  1. Vicky Page Munoz

    August 31, 2012 at 9:25 PM

    Tony, I an so grateful you sound HAPPY
    in your new home …..and that the people
    have accepted you …in time they will come to
    love you like family …..I am gathering things
    up from your ” wish list ” to send …..hang in
    ter ….hugs to you!

     
    • anavarrete2012

      September 1, 2012 at 8:15 AM

      Thanks! 🙂

       
    • anavarrete2012

      October 13, 2012 at 7:07 PM

      Thanks Vicky! God Bless!

       

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