Steward Initial Adjustment Report – View

Estalin Achina

User IDachina2019
Today's DateNovember 9, 2019
NameEstalin Achina
Current Host PlacementSolidarity Farm
Host and/or Supervisor NameHernan Cabazos
I am satisfied with my placement site4
I am starting to meet training objectives4
I am learning new skills4
Building on my existing skills4
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 to4
I am training the hours I expected5
I am not having problems with my English5
I am not feeling homesick!4
For any items on the list above that you checked "Strongly Disagree," please explain hereI dont have nothing
Meets all my expectations4
Had a good arrival and/or Skype orientation4
Answers my questions clearly4
Is giving me the help I need to get started4
Is well organized5
Administers a high quality program5
For any items on the list above that you checked "2-Somewhat Disagree" or "1-Strongly Disagree," please explain here:i dont have nothing.
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 placement5
Gives me a good introduction to other interns/staff/employees5
Clearly explained my training schedule5
Is a good trainer/mentor4
Involves me in a diversity of activities4
Gives me responsibility4
Respects my opinion4
Has good communication skills5
Has a well run business4
Is safety conscious4
Provides good working conditions4
Provides personal protective equipment4
Maintains machinery in good condition5
Maintains buildings and work areas well4
Has helped me get settled in5
Helped me integrate into the community5
Is interested in my culture5
For any items on the list above that you checked "2-Somewhat Disagree" or "1-Strongly Disagree," please explain here:I dont have nothing to explain..
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?A little more information about the farm where you will be.
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?not MESA representative in my country.
Any problems with housing, electricity, heat, phone, driver's license, bank account, transportation? Other problems?not problems
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 about cover crops.
i have been in carbon sink conference.
marketing
Have you been involved in an cultural activities since your arrival? (examples : farmers' workshop, library event, soccer games, family activities, etc)family activities in halloween.
farmer market in San Diego.
Any suggestions to improve MESA's program?ones or twice on the year do a meeting with all Mesa steward in some place to share knowledeg, culture and experiences.
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