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1965: Mahlon Barash served in Peru in Llata, Prov. Huamalies, Dept. Huanuco beginning in 1965
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mahlon Barash can be contacted at mbarashayahoodcom
Country of Service: Peru
Training Group: Senior Year Program-Peru,Bolivia,Ecuador
Cities you served in: Llata, Prov. Huamalies, Dept. Huanuco
Arrival Year: 1965
Departure Year: 1967
Rural Community Development - Worked for Cooperacion Popular with another PCV, Jack Hoffbuhr, helping small highland indigenous comunities to plan and build schools using local materials and those doanted by CooPop.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Have lived and worked in four countries - Peru, Philippines, Bolivia and Belize. Have worked for IBEC, OPIC, World Council of Credit Unions, Plan International and Cooperative Housing Foundation (CHF). Currently Country Director for CHF in Peru (Cajamarca) directing a housing microfinance (loans) program for low income families that do not have access to formal financial institutions.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
This was an experience that changed my life. There are sometimes things in life one would want to go back and change with hindsight, but Peace Corps is not one of these.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Bill Davig, Frank Salveson, Liz Hyman, Bruce Wood, Thomas Bradley
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Any chance for a PC reunion in Peru between RPCVs and current PCVs. I have tried to meet all the PCVs currently serving in the Dept. of Cajamarca.
Originally posted: February 19, 2005
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|By Abdón Llata (80-58-34-44.proxycache.rima-tde.net - 188.8.131.52) on Wednesday, June 15, 2005 - 9:40 am: Edit Post|
Desearía tener conocimiento Histórico, sobre un antepasado mío fundador de Llata como Virrey, estoy muy interesado en su historia por dura que esta sea. Gracias Abdón Llata /Barcelona/ España