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1983: Judy Blanchette served in Fiji in Rural Fiji - Vanua Levu Island, Naruwai Village beginning in 1983
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Judy Blanchette can be contacted at jublanchetteayahoodcom
Country of Service: Fiji
Training Group: 52
Cities you served in: Rural Fiji - Vanua Levu Island, Naruwai Village
Arrival Year: 1983
Departure Year: 1985
Rural Community Developer
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
After a 10-year period back in the USA, I returned overseas in 1995 in the development sector. Currently I am working as Director Program Development for Asia Pacific, Habitat for Humanity International, based in Bangkok, Thailand. I first served with HFHI as a 3-year stipended volunteer in Fiji from 1995-1998 along with my husband, Jack, who is also a RPCV Fiji group 52. Worked with HFHI as a Regional Director for the Pacific from 1998-2001, based first in Fiji and later in Sydney.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I fondly remember those years as a life-defining experience - among the most challenging and personally rewarding I have experienced.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Other Fiji Group 52 members
Originally posted: July 23, 2004
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