As an NGO also working with IDPs, and being from England myself, this is a fascinating read.
After living in Kuwait where it was very difficult to get to know Kuwaitis, I came to Georgia with few expectations of meeting and becoming friends with many if any Georgians. I didn’t give Georgia enough credit; the people here are, overall, amazingly friendly. I have found Georgian friends in the most unexpected places – at work and while tutoring.
As police teachers, another woman and I were sent a police escort from Tbilisi to Zugdidi. Even before meeting my host family, I met the Deputy Police Chief and the Police Chief’s assistant, Tamuna, at the police station where I would later start work. She explained a bit about the job and said that if I had any questions or any problems with my host family, I should not hesitate to talk to her. In essence, she was more of the go to person than TLG for me.
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