12 February 2007

Hi All

This is a blog created by H. Ryan Jones to hopefully keep all my family and friends at home up-to-date on what I'm doing in Uganda as a Peace Corps volunteer (2007-2009).

I leave in about three weeks (March 2nd!) and I've only realized in small degrees that I will be gone for two years and how much I will miss everyone.

First, here's some essentials:

My mailing address in Uganda (letters ~6 weeks, packages much longer - no boxes are better):

NOTE THIS HAS CHANGED AS OF APRIL 2007 (although the old one seems to work too):

H. Ryan Jones, PCV
U.S. Peace Corps
P.O. Box 29348
Kampala, Uganda


For the first 8 weeks I'll be in training for my job as a primary school teacher trainer, as well as culture & language training, and health & safety training. After that I'll be stationed in a rural village where I will probably not have running water or electricity. Thankfully, I will have a "Ugandan tutor" counterpart who will help me out in my position.

That's all for this post - more to come.