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1994: Gwendolyn A Ross served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Fiji in Lautoka beginning in 1994
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Gwendolyn A Ross can be contacted at gwendolynross30088ahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Fiji
Training Group: Fiji 77
Cities you served in: Lautoka
Arrival Year: 1994
Departure Year: 1997
Small business adviser with a women's micro loan program.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Currently administrative officer in Guyana in South America
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Peace Corps to AmeriCorps and back to Peace Corps. Community service is in my blood.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Glad I served and will do it again when I retire. It wasn't all fun but on reflection, I do not remember the challenges only the personal growth. I have to read my journal to read the stuff that went wrong.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
For trainees: Stick with it even when you do not want to go to another boring training session.
In my current job I hear from volunteers and trainees who left early and they all start sentences with "If only..." It is true that the first year is the hardest and the second year is the shortest.
Originally posted: January 10, 2007
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