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1994: Jeannie Awono served in Cameroon in Ngoulemakong beginning in 1994
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jeannie Awono can be contacted at awonoayahoodcom
Country of Service: Cameroon
Training Group: TEFL
Cities you served in: Ngoulemakong
Arrival Year: 1994
Departure Year: 1997
Teacher of English as a Second Language
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Nganoudere Training Group
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I'm married to my husband Parfait and we live in the DC suburbs. We have our two girls from Cameroon; Laure and Martine, living with us. We also have three more children. Camille was born in 2000, Jacques in 2003, and Grace in 2005. The kids are awesome and a lot of fun!
We are both teaching French in the Montgomery County Public Schools. I am also working with ESOL students and teachers. Parfait is almost finished with his work to get administrative credentials.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I remember fondly my days in Ngoundere and Ngoulemakong (and Yaounde too)! Parfait and I are part of a Cameroonian-style "reunion" here, so we enjoy times like the good old days!
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I would welcome hearing from everyone from PC Cameroon. Fellow rpcvs, formateurs, PC staff.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Send us an email and we'll get back in touch!
I loved Jolie's great quote, so I'll add this one of my own:
Une bougie ne perd rien en allumant une deuxieme.
So as to not sound too "mature", I'll add one of Gaby's favorites:
Drink beer, the water's polluted!
Originally posted: January 8, 2006
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|By nama parfait (188.8.131.52) on Thursday, September 21, 2006 - 7:28 am: Edit Post|
I have longing for contacting my namesake Parfait who was also a good friend and a class mate and with whom i shared the pleasure of becoming a teacher of English and french. I am now serving in the Bilingual Training Programme in Bertoua.