December 27, 2003 - Personal Web Site: Welcome to Scott and Kerry Knudsen Galson's web site for their Peace Corps volunteer service in Suriname

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Welcome to Scott and Kerry Knudsen Galson's web site for their Peace Corps volunteer service in Suriname



Welcome to Scott and Kerry Knudsen Galson's web site for their Peace Corps volunteer service in Suriname

Welcome to Scott and Kerry Knudsen Galson's web site for their Peace Corps volunteer service in Suriname, South America. T

hey were members of the sixth Peace Corps group to volunteer in Suriname. Their assignment was categorized as Rural Community Development / Non-Formal Education in a Maroon (Bush Negro) community in the rainforsest interior of Suriname. As community volunteers Scott and Kerry worked to improve the quality of life in their community through various projects. These projects included teaching English to teenage students at the only interior MULO school in Suriname and creating an after-school activities program for elementary and MULO school children. Click here to find out more about their assignment.

What can you learn from this web site? In this site, you can learn more about Scott and Kerry's experiences through their letters and their pictures. You can learn more about Suriname's people and rich environment through the latest web links. You can even contact Scott and Kerry to ask questions. They would love to hear from you. If you would like more information about Peace Corps, or want to know how to become a volunteer, click here.

NEW! Women in Small Business Powakka North Women's Group... Suriname Quilts

Map of Suriname

Highlights: Photo Galleries | Culture | Animals/Insects/etc. | Travels | Food | PCV Life

Photo Galleries

* NEW! Black and White Portraits

* September 2001 - 11 shots

* April 2001 - 34 shots

* November 2000 - 16 shots

Culture -- Top

* Neku Day (story) a day of tiresome work in hopes of great rewards. You've never fished like this.

* When it rains, you just sit and wait, and wait, and wait...

* Another wife for Scott? Would she be Kerry's sister in-law?!

* Amerindians are very different from Maroons.

Animals, Insects, Reptiles, Fish -- Top

* Taking kids fishing for Piranha!

* Scott's Tocanari is this a picture of a real fish?

* Want to know what a seca on the foot is?

* Sticky frogs in the toilet bowl!

Travels -- Top

* Bring your family to Suriname until America is safe again." Our experiences up the Marawijne River between Suriname and French Guiana.

Food -- Top

* Scott prefers bush rodents to anteater legs for a snack.

* Baka Bana is my favorite food - like Dunkin Donuts

PCV Life -- Top

* They're millionaires now!

* How to build an outhouse.

* Kerry finished 3rd in Suriname half-marathon.

* A flood! More than a meter of water inside the school!

* Kerry is now known to all as Venimai (Veni-my) and Scott is rightly called Venipai (Veni-pie)

* We bathe in a river with Piranha!

Disclaimer: This is a private Web site and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the Peace Corps.

Site maintained by Scott Galson (email).

Last Update: June 12, 2002.

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