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2000: Jessica Krakow served in Togo in Kidjaboun beginning in 2000
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jessica Krakow can be contacted at jmkrakowayahoodcom
Country of Service: Togo
Training Group: Girl's Education and Empowerment
Cities you served in: Kidjaboun
Arrival Year: 2000
Departure Year: 2002
Created after school drama clubs in secondary schools. Founded the Drama for Development Program in Togo. Taught AIDS Education and Birth Control classes in secondary schools. Wrote a grant to fund a high school theatre group to travel and perform in nine villages, an original play dealing with Forced Marriage issues.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
It has been about a year since my COS date. Since then I have been drifting from various jobs in film and production work. Looking for meaning in America...
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Every morning when I wake up to face the NYC greyness, I close my eyes and wish I was in the bright sunshine of West Africa.
Originally posted: December 14, 2003
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