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1975: Jane Terry Giardino served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zaire in Kisangani beginning in 1975
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jane Terry Giardino can be contacted at janieter71agmaildcom
Country of Service: Zaire
Training Group: Education Summer 1975
Cities you served in: Kisangani
Arrival Year: 1975
Departure Year: 1978
I taught ESL at UNAZA Kisangani and the ISP. My third year I served as Regional Rep.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I lived in D.C. until 1983 so kept in touch with many RPCVs. Most of the last 20 years I've been in Spokane WA. I'm a French teacher currently but my past career - including full-time Mom - has been, well, "checkered." Great memories of Zaire. Have lost touch with all my zairian/ congolais friends and students.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Words can't describe. Tournees through the Ituri forest, Ruwenzori trip and dancing to "Cheri Bondowe" are among vivid memories. Aksanti sana, Kisangani.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone from our stage or who was in Zaire during 1975-78.
Originally posted: April 4, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1975; Peace Corps Congo Kinshasa; Directory of Congo Kinshasa RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Congo Kinshasa RPCVs
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