On our way home from PNG, the Ambassador’s office and USAID asked Ali and I to participate in an interview with the local press about the WPBI program. There were reporters from the national newspaper, TV, and radio. You can watch a video clip from the local news station below!
Hi everyone! I am writing to let you know that I have now added photos (and a few videos) to the previous Papua New Guinea blog posts to help illustrate some of the things I was writing about and give an introduction to Bougainville and my time there. I hope you enjoy looking back at them with the … More Trip Photos Are Now Up
Today is our last full day in Buka. Ali and I are leaving tomorrow and traveling to Port Moresby, then on to Australia for a bit of R&R before finally heading home. We’ve done quite a bit of work, met some amazing people, had a few adventures, and had a lot of fun along the … More More Story Snapshots and a Farewell to Buka
Due to the security situation and due to infrastructure concerns, Ali and I were not able to travel all the way to the southern tip of Bougainville to the town of Buin. Instead, WPBI Chief of Party, Wilson, and M&E Manager, Tom, traveled there to conduct the partner assessment. Ali and I were sad that we weren’t … More Final Partner Visit
Ali and I were happy that another weekend had finally arrived, particularly since we had worked both Saturday and Sunday of the past weekend, traveling to Arawa and conducting partner assessments. It was our first opportunity to take a break in nine straight days, and we needed a little down time. Originally, we had hoped … More Return to White Island