PNG Exit Interview

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!

Final Partner Visit

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

Return to White Island

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