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1966: Karen Keefer served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nigeria in Offa, Birnin-Kebbi, Gombe, Ilorin beginning in 1966
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Karen Keefer can be contacted at KJKeeferajunodcom
Country of Service: Nigeria
Training Group: TISEP
Cities you served in: Offa, Birnin-Kebbi, Gombe, Ilorin
Arrival Year: 1966
Departure Year: 1968
Instructor in Teacher In-Service Education Program to assist primary school teachers raise their certification from Level III to Level II.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Liberia, 9/68, TISEP II Trainer
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Retired in 2006 after 28 years with the Federal Emergency Management Agency, where I served as senior program officer developing disaster recovery regulations, policy, procedures, and training courses. Also served as national Individual Assistance Cadre Manager and IA Training Manager.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was a defining period in my life. I remember many days then as if they happened last week.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Lost group members: Michael Harris, Betty Davis, Eddie Davis, and others.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Hope you all remember and are working actively to fulfill PC's third goal of bringing your PC experience back home--and helping make the world a better place.
Originally posted: February 21, 2007
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Peace Corps Nigeria; Directory of Nigeria RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Nigeria RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1966