|By Admin1 (admin) (22.214.171.124) on Saturday, September 03, 2011 - 11:36 am: Edit Post|
1978: shirley m. thacker served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sierra Leone in Sambaia-Bendugu beginning in 1978
Returned Peace Corps Volunteer shirley m. thacker can be contacted at smt102acomcastdnet
Country of Service: Sierra Leone
Training Group: Mabonto
Cities you served in: Sambaia-Bendugu
Arrival Year: 1978
Departure Year: 1980
Worked in rice culture and help women develop their kitchen gardens. Taught in Bumbuna agriculture science.
Bring us up to date on your life after the peace corps:
Married for thirteen years. No children. Work at the University of Penna Good Shepherd Penn Partners as a respiratory therapist.
Any thoughts you have now looking back on peace corps days?:
It affects my daily life. Many Sierra Leonians work in healthcare here and it is fun to catch up with them and find out where they were from.
Anyone you are looking for or would like to hear from?:
Anyone I trained with in 1978 in Mabonto.
Any message for returned volunteers?:
Keep the message going.
Originally posted: 9/3/2011
Peace Corps Annual Report: 1978; Peace Corps Sierra Leone; Directory of Sierra Leone RPCVs; Messages and Announcements for Sierra Leone RPCVs
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