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GOFUNDME LIBRARY IN ZAMBIA
48) RPCVs do what RPCVs do - public service never stops <84th OP>
I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia from 2008-2010. I will share more about that experience on Substack, at a later date. But, one of the coolest aspects about being a Peace Corps Volunteer is that once a volunteer always a volunteer. This is why people that served in the Peace Corps call themselves, RPCV’s - for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Even though it is approaching the 13th year anniversary since I last was in my host village in Africa, I still have close friends there, and still consider that a home away from home. It is very close to my heart.
I have recently taken up a venture where I am fundraising through gofundme, to establish a library at my local village in Zambia. https://www.spotfund.com/story/13286cb7-4248-44c3-8be1-1890a4d66c9c
Part of the inspiration for this is because I have friends that always ask me to send them books and magazines overseas. That in itself gets a bit pricey. So the gofundme page is set up to provide the necessary funds to ship over 500 books, and have a little extra money to set up a local community library in the town’s school.
Any amount you are able to donate, will make a difference. For those that donate, I will provide you a 1 month paid member subscription to my Substack, so you can get more exclusive content.
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