1997: Allison K. Williams served in Mali in Kayes beginning in 1997

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1997: Allison K. Williams served in Mali in Kayes beginning in 1997

1997: Allison K. Williams served in Mali in Kayes beginning in 1997

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Allison K. Williams can be contacted at lakayesianeahotmaildcom

Country of Service: Mali

Training Group: Small Enterprise Development

Cities you served in: Kayes

Arrival Year: 1997

Departure Year: 2000

Work Description:

Audited a savings and credit union
Organized local women to learn how crochet recycled plastic bags into useable items
Opened first Peace Corps regional office in Kayes

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:

I am currently a graduate student at Georgetown University studying public policy. I hope to work in the area of domestic and international poverty alievation strategies

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:

One of the most meaningful things I've ever done. My Peace Corps experience has helped to shape my opinions on politics, religion, relationships and society. It has gien me greater appreciation for the life I have and respecting the lives and cultures of others.

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:

Anyone from the "love stage" of 97-00

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Welcome Back! Peace Corps was an experience most Americans should have but never will, use it wisely!

Originally posted: July 30, 2003

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