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2003: Ann (Nancy )O'Connell served in Suriname, South America in Paramaribo, Suriname beginning in 2003
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Ann (Nancy )O'Connell can be contacted at apcnancyamindspringdcom
Country of Service: Suriname, South America
Training Group: Suriname-9
Cities you served in: Paramaribo, Suriname
Arrival Year: 2003
Departure Year: 2005
Served in an HIV/AIDS - NGO agency (Stg. Mamio Namen Project) working on grants, helping with eductional presentations about prevention of HIV/AIDS, did PR work to promote World Aids Day,as well as,other activities to raise awareness of this disease. Visited patients in the hospital and at home. Did digital photos of work that the agency is involved in. Had started some work on the building of a hospice home for patients of HIV/AIDS.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Have returned to writing about golf for my local paper, speak about my Peace Corps experience at local civic and church groups. Travel to visit family and friends.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Wouldn't have missed it for the world.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Take time with all decisions.
Originally posted: November 11, 2005
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