Lisa Johnson Cohen
Volunteer: Lisa Johnson Cohen
Natural Resources Conservation & Development Volunteer in Yap, FM (Federated States of Micronesia) from 2004-2006.
Contributions from Lisa Johnson Cohen
During training we were encouraged to practice our language skills in the community after class. We had just arrived on our home island, Yap where our permanent assignments would be after spending the first part of training on the capitol island, Pohnpei where the Peace Corps country office is. Our training on Yap was held in town (Colonia) where most government office buildings, stores, etc. are. We lived with our host families in villages around the 37-sq mile island. There are school buses...