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1989: Anita Houpert (Cochran) served in Belize in Belize City, Caye Caulker, San Pedro, Maskall, Ladyville, Sandhill, Hattieville, Willows Bank, Crooked Tree.... beginning in 1989
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Anita Houpert (Cochran) can be contacted at ajh30ajunodcom
Country of Service: Belize
Training Group: Education '89
Cities you served in: Belize City, Caye Caulker, San Pedro, Maskall, Ladyville, Sandhill, Hattieville, Willows Bank, Crooked Tree....
Arrival Year: 1989
Departure Year: 1992
Preschool Teacher Trainer. Planning workshops, writing curriculum, training, team teaching in preschools in villages of rural Belize District.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
3 yrs on the Tohono O'odham reservation in southwest Arizona, 3 years in Las Cruces, NM and then going on 6 years in Corvallis, Oregon. I met Andy (RPCV Fiji) at NAU. We have two little girls. I'm an Early Childhood Specialist working with children 3-5 years with disabilities.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Nothing could have prepared me better for what I did after I came back to the states. The people I served and served with are very precious to me.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Dana Henry, Kirsten Pihlaja (I saw her name on here!), Pam Jenkins, Shawn Guerra, I haven't heard from Beto and Rosa for awhile..
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Aren't we lucky? What a wonderful gift we received in those years...
Originally posted: October 27, 2003
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