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Putting a driver that is teen for your automobile plan could be a distressing experience. Multi or one, that you do not wish to enable them generate two and your fresh car, your price is about to dual. Yes, used to do state double. Particularly with a car that is new. The newer your vehicles are the larger the fee increase.
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<br>here are a few suggestions to allow you to avoid this financial frustration.
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In fulfilling its mandate to share the face of America with
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host countries, the Peace Corps is making special efforts to
<br>Do the kids need to have a whole new car?
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see that all of America’s richness is reflected in the Volunteer
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corps. More Americans of color are serving in today’s Peace
<br>This one surprises me on a regular basis. Parents protest about how precisely much insurance prices for a driver that is teenager and I inquire further what type of car they are taking a look at and it is maybe and a brand new 2006 even a 2007 model. You claim it is full of each one of these fresh security has 12 airbags and settings. Those safety attributes may guard you but in addition they be expensive to repair and exchange why the insurance is large to ensure thatis. Automobiles are easyto substitute, folks are not.
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Corps than at any time in recent years. Differences in race,
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ethnic background, age, religion, and sexual orientation
<br>there are various dependable latemodel vehicles out-there which might be just like protected as the fresh types and will costless to guarantee. If your youngster wants a more recent type to not check warm, inform them to start out employed by it.
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are expected and welcomed among our Volunteers. Part of
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the Peace Corps’ mission is to help dispel any notion that
<br>Another benefit to using a late model car is you're able to choose to not set comprehensive and accident protection onto it. This may significantly reduce the charge of the payments. When buying a car keep that in mind.
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Americans are all of one origin or race and to establish that
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each of us is as thoroughly American as the other despite our
<br>ensure you get every one of the discounts your teen driver is entitled to.
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many differences.
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<br>A 'T' or greater average will most likely qualify them to get a Good Student Discount. Have a motorist's training course is taken by she or he. A good portion can be taken by both of these discounts off the insurance. And so they likewise inspire liable and secure driving. Ensure you advise them that driving is an opportunity not a right.
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Our diversity helps us accomplish that goal. In other ways,
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however, it poses challenges. In Ethiopia, as in other
<br>Two other discounts maybe you are qualified to receive are for if they disappear completely to university or overseas to review abroad. They both give you a discount for restricting she or he's use of your vehicles. The judgement is so they really should not influence your premium, they don't really have entry to your cars. You have to create your insurance organization aware of these circumstances when they occur. Most corporations aren't likely to be about reducing your premiums proactive should they will help it. It's your responsibility to make sure you will get all-the savings you along with your teen are eligible for.
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Peace Corps host countries, Volunteers’ behavior, lifestyle,
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background, and beliefs are judged in a cultural context very
<br>Many states let kids to have a permit. Utilize that in your favor.
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different from their own. Certain personal perspectives or
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characteristics commonly accepted in the United States may
<br>this 1 can be a little sneaky but when you'll be able to conserve a hundred or so pounds every six months every small bit helps. As soon as your adolescent includes a studentis permit you don't charge for this. Have the top, only once they get their actual driver's license do your costs. The theory is always to retain them with their permit. Recognize that using a permit there are limits such as operating supervised and never driving at night. So as long as they acquire more encounter, as you do not mind monitoring she or he means just do it.
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be quite uncommon, unacceptable, or even repressed
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in Ethiopia.
<br>as soon as they do manage to get thier true license you've to allow insurance organization know about it or risk a claim they cause being denied.
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Outside of Ethiopia’s capital, residents of rural communities
<br>Covering a teen motorist is expensive irrespective of the manner in which you slice it. Follow these methods and you can begin obtaining the youngster car insurance premiums that are greatest available.
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have had relatively little direct exposure to other cultures,
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races, religions, and lifestyles. What people view as typical
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American behavior or norms may be a misconception, such
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as the belief that all Americans are rich and have blond hair
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and blue eyes. The people of Ethiopia are justly known for
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their generous hospitality to foreigners; however, members of
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the community in which you will live may display a range of
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reactions to cultural differences that you present.
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To ease the transition and adapt to life in Ethiopia, you may
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need to make some temporary, yet fundamental compromises
 +
in how you present yourself as an American and as an
 +
individual. For example, female trainees and Volunteers may
 +
not be able to exercise the independence available to them
 +
in the United States; political discussions need to be handled
 +
with great care; and some of your personal beliefs may best
 +
remain undisclosed. You will need to develop techniques and
 +
personal strategies for coping with these and other limitations.
 +
The Peace Corps staff will lead diversity and sensitivity
 +
discussions during pre-service training and will be on call to
 +
provide support, but the challenge ultimately will be
 +
your own.
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===Overview of Diversity in Ethiopia===
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The Peace Corps staff in Ethiopia recognizes the adjustment
 +
issues that come with diversity and will endeavor to
 +
provide support and guidance. During pre-service training,
 +
several sessions will be held to discuss diversity and coping
 +
mechanisms. We look forward to having male and female
 +
Volunteers from a variety of races, ethnic groups, ages,
 +
religions, and sexual orientations, and hope that you will
 +
become part of a diverse group of Americans who take pride
 +
in supporting one another and demonstrating the richness of
 +
American culture.
 +
 
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===What Might a Volunteer Face?===
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====Possible Issues for Female Volunteers====
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Peace Corps Volunteers in Ethiopia work mostly in rural
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areas. Traditional gender roles are very distinct in Ethiopia,
 +
especially among the Muslim community. Generally, women
 +
are expected to show deference to men and do most of the
 +
housework. Sexual harassment (e.g., men making unwanted
 +
comments) is common. As a Volunteer, it is important to
 +
stand up for your rights and beliefs as a person while still
 +
being culturally sensitive. Female Volunteers should expect
 +
curiosity from host country friends regarding their marital
 +
status and whether they have children, and if not, why.
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====Possible Issues for Volunteers of Color====
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The average rural Ethiopian assumes that all Americans are
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white (Caucasian). White Volunteers may receive special
 +
attention, both positive and negative, including being
 +
harassed for money or food, especially in public areas. Some
 +
Ethiopians are unaware that there are black Americans,
 +
Asians and Latinos, and may not believe, at first, that you are
 +
an American.
 +
 
 +
Volunteers of color in Ethiopia will have unique experiences
 +
and encounters with issues relating to their race and ethnicity.
 +
However, being called by the wrong race or ethnicity is a
 +
common issue. Whereas in the United States Volunteers may
 +
have identified themselves as a member of a specific group,
 +
they may suddenly find themselves being labeled “white.
 +
 
 +
====Possible Issues for Senior Volunteers====
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The Ethiopian culture has great respect for age. As a senior
 +
Volunteer, people may offer to do things for you as a sign of
 +
respect. Since the mandatory retirement age is 55, Ethiopians
 +
may not fully comprehend why a “retiree” would still
 +
be working.
 +
 
 +
Pre-service training may be physically demanding for older
 +
Volunteers. Likewise, language acquisition may also
 +
be challenging.
 +
 
 +
Because most Peace Corps Volunteers are comparatively
 +
young, older Volunteers may feel a sense of isolation within
 +
the Volunteer community. On the other hand, some older
 +
Volunteers serve as mentors and may be sought out by the
 +
younger Volunteer community.
 +
 
 +
====Possible Issues for Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Volunteers====
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 +
Homosexuality is illegal in Ethiopia and is punishable by
 +
imprisonment or deportation. Many Ethiopians have beliefs
 +
about homosexuality similar to those of many Americans
 +
in the 1940s and 1950s. It is important for gay, lesbian,
 +
or bisexual Volunteers to know about these conservative
 +
attitudes to be able to live and work productively in Ethiopian
 +
communities. Past Volunteers in Ethiopia have reported that
 +
they could not publicly acknowledge their sexuality for fear
 +
of negative repercussions. We suggest that anyone wishing to
 +
discuss this subject do so in confidence with a Peace Corps
 +
staff member. The medical office can provide confidential
 +
counseling and help connect you with the gay and lesbian
 +
support group for returned Volunteers.
 +
 
 +
====Possible Religious Issues for Volunteers====
 +
 
 +
Ethiopia is a highly religious society, both Christian and
 +
Muslim. Prayers at public gatherings are common. Generally,
 +
you will not observe the separation of church and state
 +
in your community activities. People will ask you what
 +
denomination you are and might try to convert you to theirs.
 +
 
 +
====Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities====
 +
 
 +
As part of the medical clearance process, the Peace Corps
 +
Office of Medical Services determined that you were
 +
physically and emotionally capable, with or without reasonable
 +
accommodations, to perform a full tour of Volunteer service
 +
in Ethiopia without unreasonable risk of harm to yourself
 +
or interruption of service. The Peace Corps/Ethiopia staff
 +
will work with disabled Volunteers to make reasonable
 +
accommodations for them in training, housing, jobsites, or
 +
other areas to enable them to serve safely and effectively.
 +
The post complies with the Americans With Disabilities
 +
Act to ensure productive Peace Corps service by physically
 +
challenged Volunteers.
 +
 
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Ethiopians who are physically challenged are generally
 +
not accorded the same human dignity as other Ethiopians.
 +
Regardless of the nature of the physical challenge, social
 +
services are generally lacking for these Ethiopians. Ethiopia
 +
has little infrastructure to accommodate the needs of
 +
individuals with physical handicaps, blindness or
 +
mobility impairment.
 +
 
 +
====Possible Issues for Married Volunteers====
 +
 
 +
Given the distinct gender roles within Ethiopian society,
 +
especially in the rural areas, Ethiopians will expect married
 +
Volunteers to act accordingly. For example, the wife is
 +
expected to cook, clean and do laundry so neighbors will ask
 +
questions if they see the husband doing chores they
 +
consider inappropriate.
 +
 
 +
 
 +
 
 +
See also: [[Ethiopia]]

Latest revision as of 12:38, 8 December 2015

Country Resources

In fulfilling its mandate to share the face of America with host countries, the Peace Corps is making special efforts to see that all of America’s richness is reflected in the Volunteer corps. More Americans of color are serving in today’s Peace Corps than at any time in recent years. Differences in race, ethnic background, age, religion, and sexual orientation are expected and welcomed among our Volunteers. Part of the Peace Corps’ mission is to help dispel any notion that Americans are all of one origin or race and to establish that each of us is as thoroughly American as the other despite our many differences.

Our diversity helps us accomplish that goal. In other ways, however, it poses challenges. In Ethiopia, as in other Peace Corps host countries, Volunteers’ behavior, lifestyle, background, and beliefs are judged in a cultural context very different from their own. Certain personal perspectives or characteristics commonly accepted in the United States may be quite uncommon, unacceptable, or even repressed in Ethiopia.

Outside of Ethiopia’s capital, residents of rural communities have had relatively little direct exposure to other cultures, races, religions, and lifestyles. What people view as typical American behavior or norms may be a misconception, such as the belief that all Americans are rich and have blond hair and blue eyes. The people of Ethiopia are justly known for their generous hospitality to foreigners; however, members of the community in which you will live may display a range of reactions to cultural differences that you present.

To ease the transition and adapt to life in Ethiopia, you may need to make some temporary, yet fundamental compromises in how you present yourself as an American and as an individual. For example, female trainees and Volunteers may not be able to exercise the independence available to them in the United States; political discussions need to be handled with great care; and some of your personal beliefs may best remain undisclosed. You will need to develop techniques and personal strategies for coping with these and other limitations. The Peace Corps staff will lead diversity and sensitivity discussions during pre-service training and will be on call to provide support, but the challenge ultimately will be your own.

Overview of Diversity in Ethiopia[edit]

The Peace Corps staff in Ethiopia recognizes the adjustment issues that come with diversity and will endeavor to provide support and guidance. During pre-service training, several sessions will be held to discuss diversity and coping mechanisms. We look forward to having male and female Volunteers from a variety of races, ethnic groups, ages, religions, and sexual orientations, and hope that you will become part of a diverse group of Americans who take pride in supporting one another and demonstrating the richness of American culture.

What Might a Volunteer Face?[edit]

Possible Issues for Female Volunteers[edit]

Peace Corps Volunteers in Ethiopia work mostly in rural areas. Traditional gender roles are very distinct in Ethiopia, especially among the Muslim community. Generally, women are expected to show deference to men and do most of the housework. Sexual harassment (e.g., men making unwanted comments) is common. As a Volunteer, it is important to stand up for your rights and beliefs as a person while still being culturally sensitive. Female Volunteers should expect curiosity from host country friends regarding their marital status and whether they have children, and if not, why.

Possible Issues for Volunteers of Color[edit]

The average rural Ethiopian assumes that all Americans are white (Caucasian). White Volunteers may receive special attention, both positive and negative, including being harassed for money or food, especially in public areas. Some Ethiopians are unaware that there are black Americans, Asians and Latinos, and may not believe, at first, that you are an American.

Volunteers of color in Ethiopia will have unique experiences and encounters with issues relating to their race and ethnicity. However, being called by the wrong race or ethnicity is a common issue. Whereas in the United States Volunteers may have identified themselves as a member of a specific group, they may suddenly find themselves being labeled “white.”

Possible Issues for Senior Volunteers[edit]

The Ethiopian culture has great respect for age. As a senior Volunteer, people may offer to do things for you as a sign of respect. Since the mandatory retirement age is 55, Ethiopians may not fully comprehend why a “retiree” would still be working.

Pre-service training may be physically demanding for older Volunteers. Likewise, language acquisition may also be challenging.

Because most Peace Corps Volunteers are comparatively young, older Volunteers may feel a sense of isolation within the Volunteer community. On the other hand, some older Volunteers serve as mentors and may be sought out by the younger Volunteer community.

Possible Issues for Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Volunteers[edit]

Homosexuality is illegal in Ethiopia and is punishable by imprisonment or deportation. Many Ethiopians have beliefs about homosexuality similar to those of many Americans in the 1940s and 1950s. It is important for gay, lesbian, or bisexual Volunteers to know about these conservative attitudes to be able to live and work productively in Ethiopian communities. Past Volunteers in Ethiopia have reported that they could not publicly acknowledge their sexuality for fear of negative repercussions. We suggest that anyone wishing to discuss this subject do so in confidence with a Peace Corps staff member. The medical office can provide confidential counseling and help connect you with the gay and lesbian support group for returned Volunteers.

Possible Religious Issues for Volunteers[edit]

Ethiopia is a highly religious society, both Christian and Muslim. Prayers at public gatherings are common. Generally, you will not observe the separation of church and state in your community activities. People will ask you what denomination you are and might try to convert you to theirs.

Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities[edit]

As part of the medical clearance process, the Peace Corps Office of Medical Services determined that you were physically and emotionally capable, with or without reasonable accommodations, to perform a full tour of Volunteer service in Ethiopia without unreasonable risk of harm to yourself or interruption of service. The Peace Corps/Ethiopia staff will work with disabled Volunteers to make reasonable accommodations for them in training, housing, jobsites, or other areas to enable them to serve safely and effectively. The post complies with the Americans With Disabilities Act to ensure productive Peace Corps service by physically challenged Volunteers.

Ethiopians who are physically challenged are generally not accorded the same human dignity as other Ethiopians. Regardless of the nature of the physical challenge, social services are generally lacking for these Ethiopians. Ethiopia has little infrastructure to accommodate the needs of individuals with physical handicaps, blindness or mobility impairment.

Possible Issues for Married Volunteers[edit]

Given the distinct gender roles within Ethiopian society, especially in the rural areas, Ethiopians will expect married Volunteers to act accordingly. For example, the wife is expected to cook, clean and do laundry so neighbors will ask questions if they see the husband doing chores they consider inappropriate.


See also: Ethiopia