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1969: Dave Castelan served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon in Buea, Bamenda beginning in 1969
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Dave Castelan can be contacted at castelanaazstarnetdcom
Country of Service: Cameroon
Training Group: Cooperatives/Credit Unions
Cities you served in: Buea, Bamenda
Arrival Year: 1969
Departure Year: 1974
Propaganda expert: Educational brochures, posters, signs, diagrams for cooperatives and credit unions. Also some work for agriculture and fisheries.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Have remained a freelance illustrator/designer thru 1984. Have worked in same capacity with the morning newspaper since, with more and more emphasis on graphics and maps.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Some of the best memories of my life. Was lucky enough to have served with a good group of people in what I still consider the best country in the world to serve in. Cameroonians were always open and friendly and good to not only work with, but count as your friends.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
So many of the volunteers I served with, including but not limited to: Richard Munson, David Neff, Charlie Borrelo, Susan Gardner, Bob Wurmsted, and Bob Beiber
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Donít come to Tucson in the summertime.
Originally posted: July 13, 2007
Peace Corps Cameroon; Directory of Cameroon RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Cameroon RPCVs; Peace Corps Annual Report: 1969
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