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1971: Kathleen Kati McDonald served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Burkina Faso in Mane, Tikare beginning in 1971
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Kathleen Kati McDonald can be contacted at kmcdon3107aaoldcom
Country of Service: Burkina Faso
Training Group: 1971 Virgin Islands
Cities you served in: Mane, Tikare
Arrival Year: 1971
Departure Year: 1973
Conducted well-baby nutrition clinics
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Developer of affordable housing in Washington,DC, Maryland, and Florida. Own company for 25 years. Married 31 years, daughter lives in England, first grandson due in March.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Met & kept in touch with Solange Kabore, who worked in the Ouaga peace corps office from '70 to '76. In 2007, Solange asked for assistance to build a water reservoir in Sisene, her home village near Koudougou. Utilizing our two non-profit entities and the labor of everyone in Sisene, the reservoir was completed in 2008. The Sisene economy is in full bloom. Unfortunately, Solange died from cancer in August 2009. Her legacy continues, and one of her daughters, Estelle, is continuing her work to build additional water reservoirs in neighboring villages. Some details are @ www.zodonogo.com
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Everyone. Especially to speak about Solange.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
"Zood noogo" - "the productive fruits of friendship"
Originally posted: 1/18/2011
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1971; Peace Corps Burkina Faso; Directory of Burkina Faso RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Burkina Faso RPCVs
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