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- Back to the Peace Corps: 71-year-old Selma man rejoins and volunteering in ... - Hanford Sentinel
[?]Back to the Peace Corps: 71-year-old Selma man rejoins and volunteering in ...
Two days later, Baker said that he and a few other volunteers loaded their belongings into a taxi and headed to Bohicon, another town in Benin, which will be his site for the next two years. Once he got to Bohicon, Baker said he was assigned to assist ...
- Mason residents celebrate Peace Corp's founding - Lansing State Journal
[?]Mason residents celebrate Peace Corp's founding
Lansing State Journal
Harry and Mary Andrews, former Peace Corps volunteers from India, and Lynne Mark, former Peace Corps volunteer from Nepal, with help from his spouse Cyndi a former Peace Corps volunteer from Benin, West Africa, planned the tour as a celebration of the ...
- Putting Nigeria first - BusinessDay
[?]Putting Nigeria first
So-called 'rescue operations', consisting largely of grants, were made to countries ranging from Benin Republic to Zimbabwe, Cape Verde, Guinea, Senegal, Niger, Togo, Liberia and Mali. A strong element of such assistance has been by way of concessional ...
- This Thanksgiving, remember women can end hunger - CNN (blog)
[?]This Thanksgiving, remember women can end hunger
As a volunteer for the Peace Corps in Benin from 2000-2002, I saw firsthand the devastating effect that hunger and poverty can have on families. Most of the high school students I worked with were young men. Families in the region couldn't afford to ...
- December gardening hints: Move shrubs, spade beds - Charlotte Observer
[?]December gardening hints: Move shrubs, spade beds
I've been lucky enough to live in two places ? Togo, where I served in the Peace Corps, and Bolinas, in Northern California ? where people celebrate the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year, with goofy processions and general merriment. Makes ...
- 54 New Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn-in - AllAfrica.com
[?]54 New Peace Corps Volunteers Sworn-in
The volunteers will contribute to the development of eight regions in the country for two years. Some 54 Americans aged 20 and above on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 in Yaounde were sworn-in for Peace Corps Cameroon Sustainable Livelihoods, ...
- US State Department Director to Visit the Gambia - AllAfrica.com
[?]US State Department Director to Visit the Gambia
Previously, Mr. Schwartz worked at a non-governmental organization supporting transition in Eastern Europe & the former Soviet Union and in the Africa Program at the Brookings Institution. In the early 1980s he was a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon ...
- Peace Corps volunteering provides opportunities for students - Crimson
[?]Peace Corps volunteering provides opportunities for students
?Normally it's a two year, and I extended for one year and made it three. And I was in Cameroon, Africa,? said Delp. Volunteering for the Peace Corps and living abroad for two years can bring a vastly different perspective to people. ?It's a whole ...
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- US help vital to fight against AIDS, TB, malaria - HeraldNet
[?]US help vital to fight against AIDS, TB, malaria
A former Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon, Rugg is a volunteer group leader for Snohomish County RESULTS, a nonprofit committed to ending hunger and the worst aspects of poverty, and the project director of TB Photovoice. You can contact Rugg at ...
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- Building schools around the world for 50 years - Wednesday Journal
[?]Building schools around the world for 50 years
For 50 years, the Oak Park Council on International Affairs, a local private nonprofit organization using community donations, has provided critical funding for Peace Corps projects in the field. To celebrate ... Last year, the nonprofit helped fund ...
- On JFK's assassination: 'Such moments shape us' - Concord Monitor
[?]On JFK's assassination: 'Such moments shape us'
?I thought (the Peace Corps) was one of the best things I had ever heard,? Russell said. Russell graduated from Dartmouth in 1965, and he left the United States in September of that year for a Peace Corps job teaching English in Cameroon. ?Kennedy was ...
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- Ambassador to Mauritania: Who Is Larry Andr