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2001: Martha J. Smith served in kiribati in Abemama beginning in 2001
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Martha J. Smith can be contacted at mjs41353ayahoodcom
Country of Service: kiribati
Training Group: k28
Cities you served in: Abemama
Arrival Year: 2001
Departure Year: 2003
Teacher trainer,primary school English,drama,and reading teacher
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
This assignment on a Pacific atoll was
extremely isolated. No services as far as plumbing or electricity were available.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Still in limbo. Traveling and seeing friends and family.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Having been a serious traveler for over 25 years, I have never encountered a country remotely similar to Kiribati. It was a challenging and liberating experience. Now that I know I can survive in a country that has virtually nothing except fish and coconuts,I know I can survive anywhere.
Originally posted: February 17, 2004
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