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1988: Jeff Merz served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cape Verde in Praia beginning in 1988
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Jeff Merz can be contacted at merzj001ahawaiidrrdcom
Country of Service: Cape Verde
Training Group: First Group in Cape Verde in 1988
Cities you served in: Praia
Arrival Year: 1988
Departure Year: 1990
Urban Planner for areas of the capital. Funding was provided by the UN's Habitat program.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Our group trained in Guine Bissau for six months prior to our arrival in Cape Verde
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
I have been working as an urban planner for public and private companies and have lived all over the US. I am currently living and working as a military planner in Honolulu. I was married in July 2007 to my partner of 4 years
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Every American young adult should commit to Peace Corps. It opens your eyes and colors your life decisions from that point forward.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Julie Davis! I already keep in touch with Dorothy Gantz.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
None to date.
Originally posted: 9/11/2008
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1988; Peace Corps Cape Verde; Directory of Cape Verde RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Cape Verde RPCVs
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