Meet Your Peace Corps Recruiter: Ryan Cairns


Name:  Ryan Cairns.
Country of Service: Bulgaria, 2009-11
Assignment: Business Development
Recruitment Territory: Iowa

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Iowa City, Iowa, resident begins Peace Corps service in Mozambique


Jeanette Kathleen Roush, 23, of Iowa City, Iowa, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Mozambique Sept. 24 to begin training as an education volunteer. Roush will make a difference teaching biology, chemistry, and math to secondary and technical school students.

“I live in a world where I honestly have very little to worry about, and I feel the need to give to those who have nothing and have everything in the world to worry about,” Roush said. “I found the Peace Corps the best way to go about doing that.”

Roush is the daughter of William Roush and a 2008 graduate of City High School in Iowa City. Her mother, Cynthia Druva Roush, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Micronesia from 1978-80. She passed away from breast cancer in 1997, and her life and service have inspired her daughter. Continue reading “Iowa City, Iowa, resident begins Peace Corps service in Mozambique”