Meet Your Peace Corps Recruiter: Joe Zucchini

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Name: Joe Zucchini
Country of Service: Micronesia, 1990-92; Zambia 1997-99
Assignment: Education; Water/Sanitation
Recruitment Territory: St. Louis, Mo. Continue reading “Meet Your Peace Corps Recruiter: Joe Zucchini”

Lee’s Summit, Mo., resident begins Peace Corps service in Ghana

Joshua Gately, 31, of Lee’s Summit, Mo., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Ghana Oct. 5 to begin training as an agricultural extension volunteer. Gately will make a difference promoting improved agricultural production practices for cereal crops (corn, soy and rice), small animal husbandry, beekeeping, fruit and nut trees and vegetable. He will also support agricultural organizations, promote better agricultural business practices and add value to agricultural products to increase incomes and improve food security.

“I was attracted to the opportunity to continue an education in sustainable agriculture practices while assisting and maintaining a diplomatic relationship with a foreign community,” Gately said. Continue reading “Lee’s Summit, Mo., resident begins Peace Corps service in Ghana”