Tag Archive: Second Goal

October 3rd, 2016 by | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Shortly after I arrived in Bamenda almost two years ago, I showed Hilda and Ruth how to make pizza.  Last month, I showed Hilda how to make brownies.  Hilda asked me to show her again how to make Americans’ two beloved dishes again and also teach her friends.  So, I came to her house this […]

November 29th, 2015 by | Tags: , | No Comments »

I hosted a Thanksgiving feast for my work partners this evening as part of Peace Corps’ second goal which is to educate the host country nationals about the American culture. As Turkey is extremely difficult to find in Cameroon, I served chicken instead, which was prepared by one of my favorite restaurants in Bamenda.   I […]

September 2nd, 2015 by | Tags: , | No Comments »

Peace Corps has three goals that volunteers are require to complete.  The first goal is to promote peace and friendship.  The second goal is to teach the host country nationals about the American culture.  The third goal is to teach the Americans about the host country.  There is an ample amount of opportunities to complete […]

July 4th, 2015 by | Tags: , | No Comments »

Because today is 4th of July, United States’ Independence Day, I decided to observe it in Cameroon by celebrating Peace Corps’ second goal which is to teach the host country nationals about the American culture.  I invited my Cameroonian work partners and also a Peace Corps staff member who lives in Bamenda to my home […]

March 25th, 2015 by | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

In a little village, on my fourth day in Cameroon, a young man came up to me and said, “Do you have a husband?” “No,” I said. “Can I have your phone number?” “I don’t know my phone number, “ I lied. About an hour later, as I walked around the little village, my host […]