Meet Your Peace Corps Midwest Recruiter: Kendrall Masten

Name: Kendrall Masten
Country of Service: Zambia 2005-2007
Assignment: Rural Aquaculture Promotion
Paul D. Coverdell Fellow: Coles College of Business, Kennesaw State University Recruitment Territory: Central Indiana Continue reading “Meet Your Peace Corps Midwest Recruiter: Kendrall Masten”

Lanark, Ill., resident begins Peace Corps service in Zambia

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Sarah Anderson, 22, of Lanark, Ill., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Zambia June 11 to begin training as a community outreach volunteer. Anderson will make a difference engaging community members in a wide variety of outreach projects concerning at-risk children or youth, adult literacy, health or HIV/AIDS education, environmental awareness, and information technology.

Anderson appreciates that Peace Corps service makes a difference both in the communities served and in the lives of volunteers themselves.

“There are two reasons why I want to serve,” she said. “First, for myself. I want the experience of living with less and the opportunity to travel. Second, I truly want to help people. They have something to teach me, and I have something to teach them.  In the end, we enrich each other’s lives.” Continue reading “Lanark, Ill., resident begins Peace Corps service in Zambia”