3408Re: Help! Suggestions for to-be trainee?
- Sep 14, 2002As I don't have any real idea what my meals will consist of, I'm
intrigued with your suggestion. What would I be cooking that would
possibly require a pressure cooker? Or is it just the fact that it
will cook faster?
--- In ujeni@y..., "Mary Parsaca" <mparsaca@n...> wrote:
> Hi Tighe,
> As a PCV in Kenya 30+ years ago, I found my pressure cooker to be
> invaluable. When my daughter, Tana Beverwyk-Abouda, went to Malawi
as a PCV
> she took one along and loved it. It's one way to conserve those fast
> disappearing trees in Malawi...faster cooking means less charcoal.
> Enjoy every minute.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tighe1" <junk9191@h...>
> To: <ujeni@y...>
> Sent: Friday, September 13, 2002 1:19 PM
> Subject: [ujeni] Re: Help! Suggestions for to-be trainee?
> > Wow, you guys rock. So many good suggestions. I never thought
> > the bike repair kit. I never thought about bringing toys for the
> > family either! Awesome. I suppose I'll just throw in a few
> > of clothing and fill the rest with stuff. One thing that several
> > people have suggested is a handheld water purifier. You can buy
> > in camping stores, but the one they recommend for africa is $200.
> > It's still super small, just expensive. I'm thinking about
> > in one. Books and music are definitely on the top of my list, and
> > I've even found a solar powered battery recharger for about 20
> > I guess I'm screwed in the rainy season though :)
> > Hearing all of your enthusiasm is really encouraging. Despite all
> > problems, I thought the country looked pretty inviting. Everyone
> > the people are super friendly and the country is beautiful. I
> > you really can't ask for more.
> > I leave staging on Oct. 1 for Malawi. Surprisingly, the nervous
> > I had months ago have turned into pure excitement. I'm ready to
> > an adventure! I'm doing my training in Dedza (sp?) and apparently
> > still has a few modern conveniences. So, if I have internet
> > will most certainly post. Did anyone who did their service within
> > last couple of years have regular internet access? Or should I
> > assume that will be a once a month luxury?
> > -Tighe
> > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to
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