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1973: Linda McIvor served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in NIGER in Gaya beginning in 1973
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Linda McIvor can be contacted at LLM5210aaoldcom
Country of Service: NIGER
Training Group: Health Volunteers Summer 1975
Cities you served in: Gaya
Arrival Year: 1973
Departure Year: 1975
Health education at the maternite and dispensaire, well baby clinics, sick baby clinics, nutrition demonstrations, home visits, taught health education in the elementary and high school.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Have worked in counseling and health care. Currently working for Dept. of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was a great experience.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Verne Farrell, Rex Holloway, Bianca Miller, RJ Benn. Health, forestry, well diggers, agricultural volunteers in Niger from 1971 to 1977.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Niger - Benin volunteers particularly those from the Gaya and Beninois volunteers from the Malanville area are planning a reunion Nov. 1-4 in Indiana. Bob Pittman is organizing the event. Volunteers interested in attending can contact me at LLM5210@aol.com.
Originally posted: October 21, 2007
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1973; Peace Corps Niger; Directory of Niger RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Niger RPCVs
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