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1994: Kristine Fowler-Geis served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Swaziland in Mbabane, Swaziland beginning in 1994
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Kristine Fowler-Geis can be contacted at geis4ahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Swaziland
Training Group: 1994
Cities you served in: Mbabane, Swaziland
Arrival Year: 1994
Departure Year: 1996
Environmental Educator-Worked w/ capitol city council to increase env. knowledge. Worked in surrounding squatter camps w/ small womans group to educate in health/env. techniques.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Panama 1997-1997. Bocas del Toro. Env. coordinator. Husband taught Env Ed in schools, I "worked" as a coordinator with Env. groups. Mostly taught English as a second language.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Husband attended PC Fellows program at Temple for Masters of Education. Teaches High School & College Math. I work as an Env. consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton in Philadelphia.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
I got so much more back than I gave, and I gave alot. I learned a lot about myself, people, environmental issues, geography and life.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from Swaziland or Panama Bocas del Toro region.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
It is tough going from a Big fish/little pond to microscopic(unnoticed) fish in the ocean. Seek help for depression. I found solice in doing hobbies like scrapbooking my pictures. Do what you love & share your stories.
Originally posted: December 8, 2006
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Peace Corps Swaziland; Directory of Swaziland RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Swaziland RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1994