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1973: Sharon Elliott served in Nicaragua and Ecuador in El Limon (near Jalapa in Nueva Segovia) beginning in 1973
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Sharon Elliott can be contacted at see2aberkeleydedu
Country of Service: Nicaragua and Ecuador
Training Group: 1973 (Nicaragua)
Cities you served in: El Limon (near Jalapa in Nueva Segovia)
Arrival Year: 1973
Departure Year: 1975
Health and nutrition facilitator - small group nutrition classes and activities, and the Club de Muchachas inspired the town to build a Centro de Salud
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Ecuador, 1975-76, Guayllabamba (just north of Quito), health and nutrition facilitator
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I have a daughter, Hannah, who is 23. After most of my RPCV life in Seattle, working at the University of WA, I now live in Oakland, working at UC Berkeley in the Joint Medical Program - where we're trying to train doctors to be human beings with a broader world view. We have great students!
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
What I wouldn't have given for a cell phone. But then, I would have needed electricity! Oh well. My life was changed forever, and only for the good.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Would love to hear from Karen Osmundson, or Mike Schieche
Originally posted: February 10, 2006
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