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1999: Erin Anne (Frederick) Polis served in Zimbabwe in Chimanda, Rushinga beginning in 1999
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Erin Anne (Frederick) Polis can be contacted at erin_frederickahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Zimbabwe
Training Group: Ten
Cities you served in: Chimanda, Rushinga
Arrival Year: 1999
Departure Year: 2000
Work Description: Community Education Resource Volunteer
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work
Worked in a Better Schools Program resource center. Helped set up
libraries and taught adult/community education classes. Worked with a
women's group to set up a soap making business.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I work as a copywriter for Grainger in IL. I got married last week (April
2002) and had a great time seeing some RPCV's. I've been giving
presentations to my World Wise Schools teacher's classes once a year
since I've been back. I've also presented at my church and a few other
schools. I also wrote an article for my alumni magazine that was turned
into a cover story.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
My Peace Corps days were the most
challenging and the most rewarding days I've ever had.
Originally posted: April 18, 2002
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