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[[Image:Map pacific islands.gif|right]]
|firstname=Thaine
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|middlename=H.
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The types of programs and specific Volunteer activities vary considerably across this vast and diverse region. The majority of Volunteers work in health, the environment, and education, with large numbers also engaged in small business development and agriculture. Volunteer activities in most countries also target women and youth-at-risk.
|lastname=Allison Jr
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|country=Malaysia
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For a detailed history of Peace Corps in Inter-America and the Pacific Region see [[Inter-America and Pacific|here]]
|yearservicestarted=1962
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|yearserviceended=1964
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|site_name=Bandau
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'''Current'''
|region=Kudat
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{|
|groupcode=North Borneo/Sarawak I
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|[[Fiji]] ||[[Samoa]]
|state=California
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|uscity=Chico
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|[[Kiribati]] ||[[Tonga]]
|program=Agriculture
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|program2=Other
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|[[Micronesia and Palau]] ||[[Vanuatu]]
|assignment01=Sustainable Agricultural Science
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|assignment02=Vocational Teacher/Training
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I was assigned to Bandau as an Assistant Agricultural Officer.  My primary tasks were settling slash and burn farmers in permeate agriculture.  I did some training of future agriculture officers at the training center in Tuarn and miscellaneous projects for the Directors Office. After Peace Corps I went to graduate school and beace a health economist, teaching research and consulting through out the US and the world principally in rural health development.  I now work as a professional actor.
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'''Past'''
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{|
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|[[Cook Islands]] ||[[Papua New Guinea]]
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|[[Marshall Islands]] ||[[Solomon Islands]]
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|-
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|[[Niue]] ||[[Tuvalu]]
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|-
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|[[East Timor]]
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==Statistics==
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'''[[The Pacific Islands]]''' currently represents '''4%''' of the volunteers.
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By sector:<br>
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Volunteers serving in [[The Pacific Islands]]<br>
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'''26%''' are [[Education| Education Volunteers]]<br>
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'''26%''' are [[Health| Health Volunteers]]<br>
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'''21%''' are [[Business Development|Business]] and [[Information technology|Information & Communication Technology Volunteers]]<br>
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'''16%''' are [[Environment| Environment Volunteers]]<br>
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'''6%''' are [[Youth Outreach|Youth]] and [[Community Development| Community Development Volunteers]]<br>
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'''6%''' are [[Agriculture| Agriculture Volunteers]]<br>
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==External links==
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* [http://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=learn.wherepc.pacificislands&region=pacificislands&noflash=y The Pacific Islands] Official US Peace Corps website on The Pacific Islands
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[[Category:The Pacific Islands]]

Revision as of 21:20, 19 April 2009

The types of programs and specific Volunteer activities vary considerably across this vast and diverse region. The majority of Volunteers work in health, the environment, and education, with large numbers also engaged in small business development and agriculture. Volunteer activities in most countries also target women and youth-at-risk.

For a detailed history of Peace Corps in Inter-America and the Pacific Region see here


Current

Fiji Samoa
Kiribati Tonga
Micronesia and Palau Vanuatu


Past

Cook Islands Papua New Guinea
Marshall Islands Solomon Islands
Niue Tuvalu
East Timor


Statistics

The Pacific Islands currently represents 4% of the volunteers.

By sector:
Volunteers serving in The Pacific Islands
26% are Education Volunteers
26% are Health Volunteers
21% are Business and Information & Communication Technology Volunteers
16% are Environment Volunteers
6% are Youth and Community Development Volunteers
6% are Agriculture Volunteers


External links