Education is a Right, not a Privelege July 3rd 2009 Ok kids, here's the deal. I'm still hanging out in Guinea (18 months down, 8 to go). A year ago I started fundraising through Peace Corps to renovate the elementary school in my village. This thing was built by the French, back in the day when colonization was still in style. In the 50+ years since then, no repairs have been made. So basically, it looks like a bomb hit it. If it were in the ... read more
Africa » Guinea » Labé Guinea has had only two presidents since gaining its independence from France in 1958. Lansana CONTE came to power in 1984, when the military seized the government after the death of the first president, Sekou TOURE. Guinea did not hold democratic el... ... read more
Originally from South Bend, Indiana, I graduated from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts in 2007. Was in Guinea with the Peace Corps from 2007-2009. Got an MBA at EGP-University of Porto Business School in Porto, Portugal 2010-2011. Currently serving as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Mali.
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