|By Admin1 (admin) (188.8.131.52) on Friday, February 27, 2009 - 7:47 am: Edit Post|
1982: Breton & Terri Courtney served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kiribati & Tuvalu in Tabiteuea North and Nukulaelae beginning in 1982
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Breton & Terri Courtney can be contacted at nuanuaasbcglobaldnet
Country of Service: Kiribati & Tuvalu
Training Group: Tuvalu 10 and stragglers 83!
Cities you served in: Tabiteuea North and Nukulaelae
Arrival Year: 1982
Departure Year: 1984
Community Development, Education.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Breton coordinates a supported employment program for mentally ill adults in Alameda County. He also runs a faith based Kajukenbo (martial arts) school for families. I obtained my Marriage and Family Therapy License, run a program utilizing certified Therapy Dog Teams in schools, hospitals and library reading programs and supervise CPS Social Workers for San Joaquin County.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It cemented a belief that it is always better to give a hand-up than a hand-out.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Sr. Itabera, Neibwebwe and any of the volunteers from St. Patrick's school in Tanaeang. Even Steveo.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
If you are feeling discombubulated and detached those fist months back consider yourself normal.
Originally posted: 2/27/2009
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1982; Peace Corps Kiribati; Directory of Kiribati RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Kiribati RPCVs
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