Timeline

2014

September 25, 2014: Submitted Peace Corps application

November 5, 2014: Received initial invitation to serve in Zambia, Africa

November 12, 2014: Final Interview

December 29, 2014: Accepted official invitation to serve in Zambia, Africa as a Health Extension Agent with the Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP)

2015

February 23, 2015: Received Final Clearance

June 7, 2015: Left West Coast for Philadelphia, PA (total travel time: 6 hours, non-stop)

June 8, 2015: Staging in Philadelphia, PA

June 9-10, 2015: Left USA for Lusaka, Zambia (total travel time: 17 hours, non-stop)

June 10, 2015: Arrived in Lusaka, Zambia and Pre-Service Training (PST) begins

July 28-31, 2015: Individual Site Visit  in Lubilo, Mufumbwe District, Northwestern Province

August 1-5, 2015: Cluster Site Visit in Kisasa, Solwezi District, Northwestern Province

August 28, 2015: Swear-in Ceremony and Pre-Service Training (PST) ends

August 29, 2015: Service begins in Lubilo, Mufumbwe District, Northwestern Province

November 23-27, 2015: Northwestern Provincial Meeting

December 6-19, 2015: In-Service Training (IST) in Lusaka, Zambia

December 20-28, 2015: Holiday Vacation in Nkhata Bay, Malawi

2016

February 28-March 5, 2016: Animal Husbandry Training in Mwinilunga District, Northwestern Province

March 13-19, 2016: PD Hearth Training in Choma District, Southern Province

April 10-16, 2016: Camp ELITE 2016 in Solwezi District, Northwestern Province

April 28-30, 2016: Program Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting in Lusaka, Zambia

May 1-13, 2016: HIV Boot Camp I in Lusaka, Zambia

May 29-June 2, 2016: Northwestern Provincial Meeting

September 4, 2016: Zambia Chipolopolo vs. Kenya Football Match in Ndola, Zambia

September 5-10, 2016: Mid-Term Conference (MTC) in Lusaka, Zambia

October 9-16, 2016: Camp TREE 2016 in Solwezi District, Northwestern Province

October 26-29, 2016: Combatting AIDS Together (CAT) Crew Meeting in Lusaka, Zambia

October 30-November 5, 2016: HIV Boot Camp II in Lusaka, Zambia

November 6-13, 2016: Acting Peace Corps Volunteer Leader (APCVL) in Solwezi, Zambia

November 14-17, 2016: Volunteer Advisory Council (VAC) Meeting in Lusaka, Zambia

November 21-25, 2016: Northwestern Provincial Meeting

December 2-10, 2016: Rural Education Development (RED) In-Service Training (IST) in Lusaka, Zambia

December 11-17, 2016: Camp GLOW 2016 in Kasempa District, Northwestern Province

December 20, 2016: The Optimist Podcast Skype Interview in Solwezi, Zambia

2017

January 5-8, 2017: Provincial Malaria Training in Solwezi, Zambia

February 12-17, 2017: Animal Husbandry Training in Mwinilunga District, Northwestern Province

February 18-24, 2015: Holiday Vacation at Various Sites in Ikelenge & Mwinilunga Districts, Northwestern Province

March 17-20, 2017: Provincial HIV Training in Solwezi, Zambia

March 21-25, 2017: Combatting AIDS Together (CAT) Crew Meeting in Lusaka, Zambia

April 3-4, 2017: Lubilo PMTCT Centre & Maternity Ward Materials Purchasing in Solwezi, Zambia

April 9, 2017: Lubilo PMTCT Centre & Maternity Ward Construction Begins in Mufumbwe District, Northwestern Province

April 16-22, 2017: Camp ELITE 2017 in Kasempa District, Northwestern Province

April 30-May 7, 2017: HIV Boot Camp III in Lusaka, Zambia

May 22-27, 2017: Close of Service (COS) Conference in Lusaka, Zambia

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