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1984: Robert Alan Deutsch served in Togo in Atakpame, Fokote beginning in 1984
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Robert Alan Deutsch can be contacted at robdeutschabigponddcomdkh
Country of Service: Togo
Training Group: Water / Sanitation
Cities you served in: Atakpame, Fokote
Arrival Year: 1984
Departure Year: 1986
Work Description: Alternate Water Supply Technician for USAID / Affaires Sociale
Project - PSSA
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work
Trained at ISP, Bukavu, Zaire (April to June '84)
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I was technical advisor in the same project (PSSA) in the Savanne Region,
Dapaong ('86-87). Then back to the states for a while. Adjoua Tchikiri, lady
mason from the same project joined me later that year. Married in Oct.
'88, shipped out to Darfur, Sudan with VITA, stayed there till '90 when the
gulf war broke out. Our son was born in Lome Dec. '90. Then worked with
NGO's in Cambodia '92 - 02. Helped start PADEK - Urban Community
Development Program, then Community Sanitation and Recycling
Organization (CSARO)in 1997. Still working with them as of 2002.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Sure as hell changed my life... I was inclined to International work before,
but PC gave me a jumping off point. Work assignments are a mixed bag...
mine was great, made great friends and langauge training was very good.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
I'd like to contact Lindsay McMann, Eddie Joseph, Katrine (Kitty) Cohgan
Originally posted: April 17, 2002
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