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1978: Christian A. Nill served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala in Rabinal beginning in 1978
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Christian A. Nill can be contacted at cnillarochesterdrrdcom
Country of Service: Guatemala
Training Group: Reforestation/Soil Cons.
Cities you served in: Rabinal
Arrival Year: 1978
Departure Year: 1982
Reforestation and soil conservation
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Married Mierya Sanches Castillo in 1981 (she's from from that lovely P.C. oasis, Antigua)
M.S. in Natural Resources (Cornell, 1990)
PLAN International (Dom. Rep., 1990)
Community planner (1991-3)
Itinerant community development specialist in upstate NY, with RCAP Solutions, Inc. (1993-present)
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
A quarter century later, I guess you could say I'm still trying to come to terms with the joy and the tragedy of life in Rabinal, B.V. I suppose it is a cliche to say that Peace Corps was a life-altering experience, but in so many ways it truly was.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from my P.C. contingent which trained in Costa Rica, fall of 1978. Anybody who served in Baja Verapaz, 1978-81.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Drop me a line. If you're near Rochester NY, stop by!
Originally posted: February 21, 2007
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