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1969: maria savage served in Uganda in Mbale beginning in 1969
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer maria savage can be contacted at msavageaasisdcom
Country of Service: Uganda
Training Group: Bukedi Trachoma Project
Cities you served in: Mbale
Arrival Year: 1969
Departure Year: 1971
Work Description: conducted trachoma eradication clinics
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work
first trained for the Cote Ivoire in Monroe Louisiana in l968. There I
married another trainee, Barry Boyce, and we ended up transferred to
the Uganda program.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Have worked as a writer and editor of several hometown newspapers on
the east coast, but for the past 16 years have been holed up in a remote
area of northern california where I've raised four daughters and as many
horses on a solar powered homestead.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It's only been lately that I've realized the impact Uganda had on my
thinking. I went there to make change and the only change I made was
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
From the original, Cote Ivoire group, I'd like to contact Amy Wildes and
Originally posted: December 5, 2001
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