|By Admin1 (admin) (pool-141-157-13-244.balt.east.verizon.net - 184.108.40.206) on Saturday, January 15, 2005 - 2:28 pm: Edit Post|
1967: David E. Poole served in Kenya (East Africa) in Sotik beginning in 1967
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer David E. Poole can be contacted at DavePoole007aAOLdCOM
Country of Service: Kenya (East Africa)
Training Group: Land Settlement
Cities you served in: Sotik
Arrival Year: 1967
Departure Year: 1968
Work Description: Asst. Settlement Officer -- farming co-op coordinator
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Graduate school in Social Work at Tulane ... 15 years later mid-life career
change to retail store ownership (art gallery / picture framing)
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Probably the most impactful educational experience in my life.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Phil Favero & John Sigel
Originally posted: April 7, 2002
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|By stevenwisecarver (220.127.116.11) on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 2:55 pm: Edit Post|
I'm currently serving as CD for Kenya and am trying to put together a 50 year retrospective on the program here (actually 47th for Kenya). The land resettlement Vols fascinate me...such a delicate issue and politically charged yet so many Vols in the 60s worked on it.
Would you care to share any insights/anecdotes/pictures from your service? I'd love to include int the retro. Also, could you tell me who your CD was and who your APCD was? And would you have any contact info for them (assuming they're alive!)
Thanks so much,
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