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1991: David Wallas served in Tanzania in Arusha, Tanzania beginning in 1991
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer David Wallas can be contacted at bwana_daveayahoodcom
Country of Service: Tanzania
Training Group: September 1991 Natural Resources/Wildlife
Cities you served in: Arusha, Tanzania
Arrival Year: 1991
Departure Year: 2001
Work Description: Malihai Clubs of Tanzania
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Wrote a grant to United Nayions for Biodiversity Education 1993-1995, Directed Community Education/Development Project "Cullman and Hurt Community Wildlife Project" through Robin Hurt Safaris 1996-2001. Returned to the US in 2001 and am currently living in Boise, Idaho.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
A true adventure that I lucked into and one that left a lasting mark on my life. Everyday was an adventure, made contributions that positively affected people's lives in Tanzania and developed a positive work ethic that enabled me to see the "big picture" and truly rejoice in what we have no matter how small or trivial.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
All RPCV from Tanzania, especially:
Chris Mariani, Kevin Lombard, Shanon Whitney, John Gunn, Steve Bell, Mike Prachia and everyone that was in the PC mission to Tanzania from 1991-1995.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Continue to bridge the gap between cultures to enhance understanding of devlopment issues and similarities among peoples of the world. Build on those experiences you had overseas to enrich the lives of people in your community.
Originally posted: June 2, 2003
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