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1993: Jillann W. Richardson-Rohrscheib served in Benin, West Africa in Benin & Togo beginning in 1993
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jillann W. Richardson-Rohrscheib can be contacted at jwrraaoldcom
Country of Service: Benin, West Africa
Training Group: Rural Development
Cities you served in: Benin & Togo
Arrival Year: 1993
Departure Year: 1997
Was seconded to Catholic Relief Services in Cotonou to manage the start-up of a pilot microcredit project for 16 Social Centers.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
PCT Lead Trainer, Senegal (June 1998)
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I have worked for CRS (Benin & Peru), IRC (BiH, Croatia & Serbia), ACDI/VOCA (Mocambique, Tajikistan & Uzbekistan), WOCCU (Ghana) in the field of microfinance/microenterprise/community economic development
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Provided me with a deeper respect for people, I learned much about myself, and convinced me to pursue a career path in overseas economic development.
Originally posted: November 10, 2003
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