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1998: Maj Britt Karin Baker served in Ecuador in Guayaquil beginning in 1998
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Maj Britt Karin Baker can be contacted at bakers1familyahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Ecuador
Training Group: Omnibus 81
Cities you served in: Guayaquil
Arrival Year: 1998
Departure Year: 2000
I worked with a nonprofit health organization: FilanSalud. With the neighborhood coordinator, I did vaccination campaigns and charlas on sex ed and various other issues. My husband Brian Randolph Baker was in the Youth-At-Risk group and worked for a non-profit called "Crecer", developing a counselor home-visit program.
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:
We settled back in Portland, OR. I started working in Tech Support at a small software company, and am now the Manager of the department. Brian got a job as an elementary school counselor and is still there. We had 1 son in March 2002, and a daughter on the way.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It changed my life and how I think permanently - in a good way. I am more critical, and appreciative, of my country.
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Any message for returned volunteers?:
Thank you for your service.
Originally posted: August 30, 2005
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