Orange County Peace Corps Association

PC Profiles and Experiences

Back to Ecuador

Jon Barkman
Ecuador  ' 72 -' 74

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This page was last updated on: July 15, 2018
Peace Corps After Fifty

Nancy Gregory Kyrgyzstan '97 - '00

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From the front page of the Register on 6/12/07 - read how Jan Carmichael's dream of joining the PC came true - click on Story
For an update on Jan and a 11/17/07 NY Times
article on "older volunteers" and the PC click on Story
Staci Pham in Zambia -  2008 & 09
Click for her e-mail of 6/08
RPCVs are sharing their experiences at Peace Corps Wordwide
and you can scroll down to read about the experiences of OC volunteers and then look at the TV Interviews described below.
or 6/09
or 11/09
Returned Peace Corps TV Interviews Now on YouTube

From Swaziland to Thailand to Ecuador, each episode of "Bring the World Home"--a weekly 30-minute television program airing on public cable access television in Hawaii--tells a different story about the lives of Peace Corps Volunteers. In order to "fulfill the third goal of the Peace Corps, to educate Americans about the other countries in which volunteers have served," the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Hawaii (RPCVHI) have produced 77 television episodes since 2002--all of which are now accessible on YouTube at RPCV Interviews.
Nancy Retires to Ecuador
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Nancy Gregory
Casilla 01-01-1406
Cuenca, Ecuador, South America