Posts Tagged ‘Peace Corps’

Archbishop Alapati catches up with his old Peace Corps teacher Comments 0

Monday, July 31st, 2017
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The archbishop of Apia Samoa, Alapati Lui Mataeliga, was one of the many of his students that Robert Fallon, former maths and science teacher at Chanel College, met up with while in Samoa to celebrate the United State Peace Corps 50 years of service in that country. Other former students he caught up with included Read more

US Peace Corps 50 years in Samoa – Catholic schools among the beneficiaries Comments 0

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Catholic schools are among the many organisations in Samoa that have been enriched by the work done by the United States Peace Corps. The Government of Samoa first invited Peace Corps to Samoa in 1967 In the 50 years since that time, over 2000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Samoa They have helped build Read more

US Presidential Nominee Peace Corps Director taught in Catholic School in Samoa Comments 0

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

In 1981, 25 year-old Peace Corps volunteer, Carolyn Hessler-Radelet, taught at a girls’ Catholic school in Western Samoa and lived in a thatched hut with her host parents and their eight children. Last month, President Obama nominated Hessler-Radelet to be permanent director of the Peace Corps. Since arriving at the agency three years ago, she has Read more