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1992: Crystal Cubbage served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon in Batibo in the NW Province beginning in 1992
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Crystal Cubbage can be contacted at crystaldcubbageagmaildcom
Country of Service: Cameroon
Training Group: Education
Cities you served in: Batibo in the NW Province
Arrival Year: 1992
Departure Year: 1993
Taught Forms II and III and Lower Sixth Mathematics at PHS Batibo
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
First I returned to my career as an engineer. After about two and a half years as an engineer, my PC experience affected me so profoundly, I started a new career as an educator. I taught high school math for ten years while simultaneously working with nonprofit organizations to travel overseas with students to countries in Africa and Europe, including Cameroon. I have since earned a Masters at Harvard in Education and am working for an organization named Jobs for the Future.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Life changing. I am still in touch with many Cameroonians there. I have been to Cameroon 5 times since I left. I have brought a total of 60 people to the country.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Kelly Koepel, Rachel Smith
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Honor the experience that you had. Avoid reducing to some experiment in 'finding yourself.' The volunteer experience is a critical element in a life journey.
Originally posted: 3/26/2009
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1992; Peace Corps Cameroon; Directory of Cameroon RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Cameroon RPCVs
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