1965: Phyllis Ann Bailey served in Brazil in Inhumas, Goias, Brazil beginning in 1965

Peace Corps Online: Directory: Brazil: Directory of Brazil RPCVs: 1965: Phyllis Ann Bailey served in Brazil in Inhumas, Goias, Brazil beginning in 1965

By Admin1 (admin) (pool-151-196-37-25.balt.east.verizon.net - 151.196.37.25) on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 - 5:04 pm: Edit Post

1965: Phyllis Ann Bailey served in Brazil in Inhumas, Goias, Brazil beginning in 1965

1965: Phyllis Ann Bailey served in Brazil in Inhumas, Goias, Brazil beginning in 1965

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Phyllis Ann Bailey can be contacted at phyllbahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Brazil

Training Group: School Lunch & Community Development at Georgetown University (Brazil 33)

Cities you served in: Inhumas, Goias, Brazil

Arrival Year: 1965

Departure Year: 1967

Work Description:

II taught physical education in High School and English as a 2nd language to adults. I initiated, instructed and supervised the Physical Education programs in the16 inner city elementary schools. I initiated and expanded breakfast programs in the rural elementary schools. I initiated school gardens to enhance the lunch in all of the rural elementary schools. I initiated an alliance between the public medical clinic and the inner city elementary schools to provide physical examinations and other medical tests before the students took part in the physical education program. Also, I arranged for the students to receive dental care at the public clinic. It was a most fulfilling two years.

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:

I taught Spanish at Central High School in Philadelphia for 30 years. I am now retired and substituting a few days a month at my former school & enjoying having time to pursue other interests.

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:

The two years that I spent as a PCV were the most enriching years of my life. Everyday was a learning experience. I will always be glad that I had the opportunity to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Brazil.

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:

I would love to hear from Nancy Meyers and anyone else who trained at Georgetown University, summer of 1965.

Originally posted: August 30, 2005



If you know this RPCV or served in his or her group,
post a message to the RPCV or to your group above where it says "Create New Conversation."

If this is your profile, post any additions, updates or corrections to your profile below where it says "Add a Message."

RPCVs: To add your own RPCV profile click here.

The Peace Corps Library Date: March 17 2005 No: 499 The Peace Corps Library
Peace Corps Online is proud to announce that the Peace Corps Library is now available online. With over 30,000 index entries in 500 categories, this is the largest collection of Peace Corps related stories in the world. From Acting to Zucchini, you can use the Main Index to find hundreds of stories about what RPCVs with your same interests or from your Country of Service are doing today.


 Main Logo




Add a Message


This is a public posting area. Enter your username and password if you have an account. Otherwise, enter your full name as your username and leave the password blank. Your e-mail address is optional.
Username:  
Password:
E-mail: