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1976: Tod Goble served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Senegal in Tambacounda beginning in 1976
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Tod Goble can be contacted at gobledalesahotmaildcom
Country of Service: Senegal
Training Group: TEFL
Cities you served in: Tambacounda
Arrival Year: 1976
Departure Year: 1978
TEFL teacher 6eme to 4eme.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Served seven years in rural apartheid South Africa. We leived in Mfanelfile, KwaZulu Natal. Our family was ejected from South Africa for living in a Zulu community. Served five years in Dingamuzi, Zimbabwe. We left when Mr. Mugabe declared war on white farmers. Our parishioners told us the security police were searching for us. Served five years at a seminary in Melbourne, Australia. Currently living in southeast London, serving St. Andrew's United Reformed Church, and loving it.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Peace Corps formed my outlook on the world. After leaving Senegal I was determined to return to Africa in general and South Africa in particular. Peace Corps helped me realize my dream.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Doug Hergert, Elaine Andersson, Tom Clark, Elaine McNally, Houston Holder, Colleen Stapleton
Originally posted: 6/20/2011
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1976; Peace Corps Senegal; Directory of Senegal RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Senegal RPCVs
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