Alan Maurer

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Alan Maurer
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Country Colombia
Years: 1966-1968
Site(s) Sonsón
Region(s) Antioquia
Program(s) Youth and Community Developmentwarning.png"Youth and Community Development" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture, Business, Education, Environment, Health, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Youth, Other) for this property.
Assignment(s) Youth and Community Developmentwarning.png"Youth and Community Development" is not in the list of possible values (Agroforestry, Sustainable Agricultural Science, Farm Management and Agribusiness, Animal Husbandry, Municipal Development, Small Business Development, NGO Development, Urban and Regional Planning, Primary Teacher/Training, Secondary Teacher/Training, Math/Science Teacher/Training, Special Education/Training, Deaf/Education, Vocational Teacher/Training, University Teacher/Training, English Teacher/Training (TEFL), Environmental Education, National Park Management, Dry Land Natural Resource Conservation, Fisheries Fresh, Ecotourism Development, Coastal /Fisheries Resource Management, Public Health Education, AIDS Awareness, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Water and Sanitation Resources Engineering, Housing Construction Development, Youth, Other) for this property.
Alan Maurer started in Colombia 1966
Alan Maurer
Region: Antioquia
Jack Elzinga, Sam Farr, Byron Hopewell, Alan Maurer, Maureen Orth
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Bob Arias, Jerry Fickel, Anthony (Tony) Griffin, Roman Kyshakevych, Ronald A. Schwarz, Richard L. Smith, Mike Townwarning.png"Youth and Community Development" is not in the list of possible values (Agriculture, Business, Education, Environment, Health, Information Technology, Skilled Trades, Youth, Other) for this property.
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Developed Community Action groups around village-level projects such as school houses, basketball courts, aqueducts, bridges. Resources (materials, engineers) for these projects came from the Federation of Coffee Growers and the provincial Community Action Secretariat.

Also developed household nutriton and reforestation projects at the village level with cooperation from the Ministry of Agriculture. In Sonsón, Antioquia, where I worked, the most successful projects were household gardens and rabbits (raised more for the value of their pelts than for the meat).

Also recruited for the Peace Corps during the 1968-69 school year in New England.

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