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1965: Frances Muth Snedeker served in Côte d'Ivoire in Odienné beginning in 1965
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Frances Muth Snedeker can be contacted at fsnedsamindspringdcom
Country of Service: Côte d'Ivoire
Training Group: Oberlin
Cities you served in: Odienné
Arrival Year: 1965
Departure Year: 1968
En Côte d'Ivoire, I opened the Foyer Féminin in Odienné and had the pleasure of watching it flourish. The women were hungry for knowledge! Also filled in at local school as TESL teacher and launched sex ed program there.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Togo: served as Deputy Director of training in Boston and incountry, 1970-1971
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
As professional and volunteer, I have been keenly involved in promotion of reproductive rights in U.S. and overseas, working with DC Dept of Health, Planned Parenthood and, more recently, EngenderHealth.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I am devastated at the chaos and destruction in Côte d'Ivoire now. We were so full of hope in the '60s and '70s.
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Originally posted: May 16, 2004
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