1987: Jim Formby served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand in Yasothon beginning in 1987

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1987: Jim Formby served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand in Yasothon beginning in 1987

1987: Jim Formby served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Thailand in Yasothon beginning in 1987

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jim Formby can be contacted at pupfansabellsouthdnet

Country of Service: Thailand

Training Group: Thai 90

Cities you served in: Yasothon

Arrival Year: 1987

Departure Year: 1987

Work Description:

Soil and Water Conservation

Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:

Worked in the poultry industry for 3 years as a supervisor and translator for Thai and Laotian employees. Went back to school and earned teaching certificate. I 've been teaching algebra, science and most recently agriscience in middle school. Two years ago I bought a farm, and hope to develop it into a full time job in the next 3 years.

Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:

It was a great experience, but in retrospect, I was too immature to take full advantage of the situation.

Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:

I would enjoy hearing from anyone in Thai 90.

Any message for returned volunteers?:

Share your experiences!! There are a whole lot of very naive people out there who have a very narrow view of people from other cultures.

Originally posted: October 21, 2007

Related Links:

Peace Corps Annual Report: 1987; Peace Corps Thailand; Directory of Thailand RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Thailand RPCVs

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