July 16, 2005: Headlines: COS - Niger: Partnerhsips: Santa Cruz Sentinel: Karl Hedstromís $4,000 Peace Corps project in Tondi Fou, Niger, is fully funded, thanks to local donors in Santa Cruz, California

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Karl Hedstromís $4,000 Peace Corps project in Tondi Fou, Niger, is fully funded, thanks to local donors in Santa Cruz, California

 Karl Hedstromís $4,000 Peace Corps project in Tondi Fou, Niger, is fully funded, thanks to local donors in Santa Cruz, California

"Now that the money is in, the plan is to start well construction as soon as the rainy season and harvest is over, so probably in October sometime."

Karl Hedstromís $4,000 Peace Corps project in Tondi Fou, Niger, is fully funded, thanks to local donors in Santa Cruz, California

Local support arrives for Niger Peace Corps project
Sentinel staff REPORT

Karl Hedstromís $4,000 Peace Corps project in Tondi Fou, Niger, is fully funded, thanks to local donors.

Hedstrom, a graduate of San Lorenzo Valley High School and Pomona College, needed $807 more to start digging wells to irrigate a community garden started by women living in the remote village. Sentinel readers are among those who contributed.

In an e-mail from Niger, Hedstrom said the village residents are grateful.

"Now that the money is in, the plan is to start well construction as soon as the rainy season and harvest is over, so probably in October sometime," he wrote.

The son of Ron and Judy Hedstrom, he started his two-year tour of duty in Niger in January 2004.





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