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1963: Douglas Scott Treado served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal in Dakar and Ile de Goree beginning in 1963
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Douglas Scott Treado can be contacted at dtreadoahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Senegal
Training Group: Senegal I (1962-'64)
Cities you served in: Dakar and Ile de Goree
Arrival Year: 1963
Departure Year: 1964
Coached the Senegalese National Team for the 1963 African Games and the 1964 Olympics; also began Comm. Develop. Project on Goree, 1963.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
With NGO/International Rescue Committee, was African Project Director in Botswana, 1965-66, assisting political refugees from South Africa.
All following questions are optional: O-.also served PC/Washington/Recruitment,1964-5
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
In October, 1966, began two-year African Studies program at the Institut Africain de Geneve (Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland); later in the USAm 1968-1978, worked in universities, civil rights in Michigan, Nebraska, California.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Yeah, it was a great time--though President Kennedy was assassinated in Nov. 1963--that was hard; glad to see Senegal is relatively stable...
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Would certainly like to hear from Roosevelt Weaver, John Hand, and other Senegal RPCVs from that era
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Yeah, call me at (607) 272-0088; or e-mail me..
Originally posted: February 21, 2007
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Peace Corps Senegal; Directory of Senegal RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Senegal RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1963