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1997: Matt Sholler served in Bolivia in Puerto Acosta (La Paz) beginning in 1997
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Matt Sholler can be contacted at msholleramitdedu
Country of Service: Bolivia
Training Group: Bolivia 16
Cities you served in: Puerto Acosta (La Paz)
Arrival Year: 1997
Departure Year: 1999
Work Description: Drinking Water Systems / Municipal Development
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Pursued a Master in City Planning from MIT, with an emphasis on urban development issues in developing countries. A tough haul, but I'm graduating and it feels great!
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
A truly rare and special experience - to make human connections with folks so far removed from lifestyles we're accustomed to here in the States. Changed my outlook in so many ways.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I'm always happy to hear from PC staff or Volunteers I served with...
Originally posted: February 6, 2003
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