August 13, 2004: Headlines: COS - Mali: Country Directors - Mali: Peace Corps: Kateri Clement is new Country Director for Mali

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By Admin1 (admin) ( - on Friday, August 13, 2004 - 6:37 pm: Edit Post

Kateri Clement is new Country Director for Mali

Kateri Clement is new Country Director for Mali

Kateri Clement is new Country Director for Mali

Five Country Directors Take New Posts

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 13, 2004 Ė Peace Corps Director Gaddi H. Vasquez is pleased to announce the transfer of five country directors to new posts. Each of the country directors will officially begin his or her new assignment this month.

Peace Corps country directors are responsible for management and direction of all aspects of the Peace Corps program in their country of assignment. The country directors support volunteers in the field. They lend their skills and energy to meet development needs and promote a better understanding between the host country people and Americans.

The new country director assignments are as follows:

Africa Region

Mali - Kateri Clement
Country director for Mauritania since July 2000, Kateri Clement has been reassigned as director of the Mali program. Clement served as a volunteer in Niger, first as an English language school teacher in Bouza, next as a trainer of Nigerian English teachers, and later as co-manager of the English for the Sahel Textbook Project in the capital, Niamey. Before coming to the Peace Corps, Clement directed Care International's program association with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR), which funded the emergency food distribution program for 300,000 refugees from Sierra Leone and Liberia. Clementís additional development experience in Africa includes supervising the Care Mobile Health and Vaccination Program in northern Niger and managing women's credit programs for Catholic Relief Services in Burkina Faso.

Clement is from Harrington Park, N.J. She holds a masterís degree in law and diplomacy from Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and has a bachelorís degree in philosophy and history of mathematics from St. John's College in Annapolis, Md.

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By anil kapahi ( - on Sunday, August 22, 2004 - 6:20 pm: Edit Post

i am a photographer who works at seattle university in the united states. i have been to Mali before and plan on going again in December of this year. i would like to connect with people in Bamko and other areas of Mali who could help with finding a good guide(s) and other things. you can email me at
my web site is

By Adam ( - on Monday, September 27, 2004 - 9:30 pm: Edit Post

How can I find an address for a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali?

By ruth anne homeyer mitchell ( - on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 - 12:38 pm: Edit Post

I am in Bamako right now, and trying to locate Rokia Kanata Coulibalby, who worked for the Peace Corps in the mid 1970s and perhaps longer. Does anyone know where she is?

Ruth Anne

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