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1980: Dale Downes served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Niger in Simiri beginning in 1980
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Dale Downes can be contacted at Downes10acomcastdnet
Country of Service: Niger
Training Group: Fall 1980
Cities you served in: Simiri
Arrival Year: 1980
Departure Year: 1983
Worked doing agriulture and forestry training in Simiri (near Ouallam)
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Went back to Niger in 1992-1995 as a USAID contractor.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Married Francie Pouch (Zinder, 80 -83) in 1984. Have a son Joe, born in 1989 and twins John/Emily born in 1994
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It was a life-changing experience, often great fun and often very difficult.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Hearing from old friends is always very rewarding.
Originally posted: August 8, 2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1980; Peace Corps Niger; Directory of Niger RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Niger RPCVs
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