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1978: Mark Anthony Mahoney served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Chile in Lautaro beginning in 1978
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mark Anthony Mahoney can be contacted at marq51ayahoodcom
Country of Service: Chile
Cities you served in: Lautaro
Arrival Year: 1978
Departure Year: 1980
Assigned to National Health Service to work in nutrition and health programs with rural populace in southern part of country.
Other Countries you served in, Training Group Name Arrival Year, Departure Year, Work Description:
Ecuador, 1975 to 1977. Worked in agricultural extension in rural northeastern community of Cahuasqui. Taught nutrition/gardening/cooking to students in town of Ibarra during second year.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
Very important in fostering an interest in assisting others, particularly in the areas of health and education
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Look at the experience of serving others as well as learning from others as something you will cherish all your life. It has the power to keep you grounded in what is really important throughout life.
Originally posted: 7/24/2011
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1978; Peace Corps Chile; Directory of Chile RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Chile RPCVs
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