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Cynthia Anne McMillan served in Malawi beginning in 2002
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Cynthia Anne McMillan can be contacted at cinday7777ayahoodcom
Country of Service: Malawi
Training Group: Environment
Cities you served in: Chisenga, Chitipa District
Arrival Year: 2002
Departure Year: 2004
Mainfocus of the environment program was to contribute to the Community-Based Natural Resource Management Program (CBNRM).
For my part I introduced macadamia into Chitipa as a small holder cash crop. I also taught improved fruit farming and started a "fruit for kids" program.
Other projects centered around soil conservation, tree nurseries, and agroforestry.
Additional projects included cooking/nutrition clubs (8), HIV/AIDs education, part-time teaching at schools (usually HIV/AIDS, biology or math).
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Looking for work in international development.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Best job there is.
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