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1997: Jacob Hughes served in Gabon in Mouila beginning in 1997
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jacob Hughes can be contacted at jacobtemporaryayahoodcom
Country of Service: Gabon
Training Group: RPSC
Cities you served in: Mouila
Arrival Year: 1997
Departure Year: 1999
Rural Primary School Construction Volunteer: skill transfer for construction project management
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Guinea, 2000-2000, Crisis Corps Emergency Refugee School Construction Program Manager
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
After Gabon, I served in Crisis Corps with the IRC in Guinea, then a masters in non-profit management, and have been managing for a medical relief organization (Merlin) in DRC, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Afghanistan, and now in Central Asia.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Sometimes I wish I hadn't served, it might have made life easier -- not knowing. Most times, I am thankful for the day I had the idea.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Would be nice to hear from any Gabon RPCV, 97-99
Any message for returned volunteers?:
I've been back twice to Gabon, both times it was wonderful.
Originally posted: December 28, 2003
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