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Pohnpei

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For the first month of our service, we trained in Pohnpei, one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Our training focused on an overview of the Peace Corps in Micronesia, on medical issues, and on technical training for our projects.

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The main Peace Corps office.

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The streets of Kolonia, Pohnpei.

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Agriculture training

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Nutrition training

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At one of the local bars.

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My host dad Jack Jack on one of the fishing outings

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Heading home, with Sokehs Rock in the background.

One day we were all invited to a ceremony, complete with pigs, breadfruit, coconuts, and sakau.

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The main course.

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During a break in our agriculture training.