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1979: Kathleen Gillogly served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Solomon Islands in Ngarinaasuru, Singalagu, East Kwaio, Malaita beginning in 1979
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Kathleen Gillogly can be contacted at kagilloglyacomcastdnet
Country of Service: Solomon Islands
Training Group: individual
Cities you served in: Ngarinaasuru, Singalagu, East Kwaio, Malaita
Arrival Year: 1979
Departure Year: 1983
Community development at the Kwaio Cultural Centre -- developed literacy program, set up schools, arts revival, arts cooperative, women in development projects, local store, and local first aid.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Development research in Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam
M.A. and Ph.D in Anthropology
Currently teaching at Chicago State University
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
We did amazing things because the Kwaio themselves were so focused and sure of what they wanted. I'm still amazed today!
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Donna and Andy, Marc and Bonnie
Originally posted: October 21, 2007
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1979; Peace Corps Solomon Islands; Directory of Solomon Islands RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Solomon Islands RPCVs
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