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1984: Susette Horspool served in Grenada, West Indies in Island-wide beginning in 1984
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Susette Horspool can be contacted at susinvaqnetdcom
Country of Service: Grenada, West Indies
Cities you served in: Island-wide
Arrival Year: 1984
Departure Year: 1986
Small Business Development - Set up the field program for the National Development Foundation, a micro-lending agency.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Botswana, 1974-76, local government development. Worked as Administrative & Planning Officer for the Northwest District Council in Maun.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Obtained a masters degree in International Business Development at the University of Oregon. Now a marketing consultant for the Center for International Trade Development (CITD) in California, locating manufacturers in the LA area who want training in how to export.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
The Peace Corps provided my first chance to serve and travel at the same time. Interestingly, I was asked in both places why Americans are taking care of other country's problems and not their own. Now I am helping our businesspeople to become more sensitive to other cultures in the way they trade.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
RPCVs who knew me in those days and want to meet, especially those living in California.
Originally posted: July 13, 2003
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