|By Admin1 (admin) (adsl-70-240-139-65.dsl.okcyok.swbell.net - 220.127.116.11) on Thursday, January 12, 2006 - 7:45 am: Edit Post|
1966: Joyce Hodgkinson served in Colombia in Firavitoba beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Joyce Hodgkinson can be contacted at wjaquixnetdnet
Country of Service: Colombia
Training Group: PINA-Colombia 44
Cities you served in: Firavitoba
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1968
Work Description: Teacher-Nutrition, Health, Agriculture
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
was my Peace Corps name.
Now I'm Joyce Hodgkinson--USF Professor and Internet business owner.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from Colombia 44-PINA-66-68
Originally posted: January 10, 2002
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|By Emiro Patarroyo Gama (18.104.22.168) on Wednesday, September 07, 2011 - 10:55 am: Edit Post|
Quisiera saber los nombres y las fechas de los voluntarios de los cuerpos de paz que estuvieron en Firavitoba (Boyaca, Colombia).
y si fuera posible, el e-mail de alguno de ellos. En la actualidad estoy escribiendo la historia de Firavitoba; pienso que su estadía fue un capítulo importante en la vida del poblado.
Quedaría muy agradecido por su respuesta.
|By Paul Elkins (22.214.171.124) on Sunday, June 08, 2014 - 1:20 am: Edit Post|
My Name is Paul Elkins and I was a P.C in Fira starting in.66 and ending in 68. I loved living in Fira. We built a school. did ag extension and started the first small loan program for woman in Fira in association with LA CAJA AGRADIA in Tunja. The Peach Corps assigned a vounteer to the bank to spread the practice. I wonder if the Peace Corps was the beginning of the Micro Loan movement which garnered a Nobel Prize in India years later. I wonder if there are still small loans being offered to woman in Boyaca. Pacho Ortize was the Colombian from the Bank, who really made it happen. Ola Pacho. Sincerely Paul Elkins (Don Pablo)