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2001: joanne crompton served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala in Totonicapan, Totonicapan beginning in 2001
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer joanne crompton can be contacted at joannecromptonayahoodcom
Country of Service: Guatemala
Training Group: Healthy Schools
Cities you served in: Totonicapan, Totonicapan
Arrival Year: 2001
Departure Year: 2003
I worked with two Mayan schools in creating sustainable health practices. The schools were E.O.R.M. Xenajtajuyup and E.O.R.M. Chuipachec.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I founded a nonprofit organization, We Improve Tomorrow (WIT), as a RPCV. WIT supports education through offering merit-based scholarships to students and providing classroom sets of textbooks to schools as a method to reduce poverty in Totonicapan.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
My days in the Peace Corps were wonderful. I think about them often and would like to volunteer again in the future.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone and everyone!
Any message for returned volunteers?:
We are so proud of you!
Originally posted: October 21, 2007
Headlines: December, 2001; Peace Corps Guatemala; Directory of Guatemala RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Guatemala RPCVs
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