Steward Initial Adjustment Report – View

Yeat Hing, Leong

User IDyhmesa2017
NameYeat Hing, Leong
Host and/or Supervisor NameStephen and Gloria Decater
I am satisfied with my placement site4
I am starting to meet training objectives4
I am learning new skills5
Building on my existing skills5
I am clear about my responsibilities as a Steward5
I am clear about my J-1 visa obligations5
I am clear about contacting MESA first if I need to use my medical insurance5
I am clear about the reports I send MESA5
i am happy with my living situation4
I am receiving the stipend I agreed to5
I am training the hours I expected4
I am not having problems with my English4
I am not feeling homesick!4
Meets all my expectations4
Had a good arrival and/or Skype orientation5
Answers my questions clearly5
Is giving me the help I need to get started4
Is well organized5
Administers a high quality program5
Understands his/her role as a Host5
Understands why I came to the USA5
Knows my personal training objectives4
Gaves me a good orientation for my placement4
Gives me a good introduction to other interns/staff/employees5
Clearly explained my training schedule4
Is a good trainer/mentor5
Involves me in a diversity of activities5
Gives me responsibility5
Respects my opinion5
Has good communication skills4
Has a well run business4
Is safety conscious4
Provides good working conditions4
Provides personal protective equipment4
Maintains machinery in good condition4
Maintains buildings and work areas well4
Has helped me get settled in4
Helped me integrate into the community4
Is interested in my culture4
Was the MESA information you received in your home country clear? Was the description of your training site accurate? What more would you have liked MESA to send you before you left you home country?Yes It's clear and accurate.
If you worked with a Program Representative in your home country, was he/she helpful? Is there anything more the Representative could have done to help you complete your application or to better understand MESA's program?There's no representative in Malaysia.
It's sure that will help; if we have representative here.
Any problems with housing, electricity, heat, phone, driver's license, bank account, transportation? Other problems?There were no problem with accommodations.
We didn't open for personal bank account and driving license.
We were depend on host or friend on transportation.
Describe the training you have received since getting to your placement site. What have you learned so far? Have you attended any special training, workshops, conferences, classes, etc.?I learned many things in details on farming since i arrived on 1st of March, and i aspect will have more difference things in difference season.
On April i had attended 2 days Biodynamic Association of North California (BDANC) Conference 2018.
Have you been involved in an cultural activities since your arrival? (examples : farmers' workshop, library event, soccer games, family activities, etc)Yes, i visited library, farmer market here in Round Valley.
I had joint the farewell and birthday party that organized by our host.
Any suggestions to improve MESA's program?To broaden the Biodynamic farm mentor list.
By checking "YES" you confirm that you are the person listed on the top of this survey and that all information is accurate and truthfulYes