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1987: Samuel McKeen Connor served in Togo in Yade- Bohou village, Lama-Kara city beginning in 1987
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Samuel McKeen Connor can be contacted at samconnoramalawidnet
Country of Service: Togo
Training Group: June 1987
Cities you served in: Yade- Bohou village, Lama-Kara city
Arrival Year: 1987
Departure Year: 1990
Work Description: Appropriate Technologies for Rural Development
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Coordinator Prison Arts Program, CT, USA 1992-95, Coordinator Beyond
Fear HIV Prison Peer Education Program, CT, USA, Dir. PACT Mozambique
1999-2000,Dir. Communications & Operations PSI Malawi
2001-present.Loving it. Married with 2 children, both born in South Africa.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Great experience personally. Bad feelings about Reagen-era Peace Corps
policies, especially elimination of thriving Appropriate Technology Program
in favor of weak Business Development initiatives.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Give yourself time to adjust; stay focussed on your ideals, take low paying
jobs at first if its the only way to stay true to your heart.
Originally posted: March 15, 2002
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