Anne Matthies

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Anne C. Matthies
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Country Sierra_Leone
Years: 1986-1989
Site(s) Kambia District
Program(s) Health
Assignment(s) Envir. & Water Resourcewarning.png"Envir. & Water Resource" 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.
Anne C. Matthies started in Sierra_Leone 1986
Anne Matthies
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Anne Matthies, David O'Neill, Aki Soga
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Patty Floch Bruzek, Alan T Cathcart, David Cohen, John Cuprisin, Gloria Derge, Tom Derge, Leslie Fox, Mel Glenn, Mark Hager, Robert Hixson Julyan, Leo Madden, Joy Marburger, Anne Matthies, Susan McGowan, Elizabeth O'Malley … further results
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[edit] Description of Service

Worked in conjunction with NGOs identifying sites for installation of water wells (hand dug and bore). Conducted health education in the villages getting wells.

Also began a doll making business in Kambia and Freetown with local ladies which exists today.

[edit] Lessons Learned

[edit] About Anne C. Matthies Today

Revisited Salone in 2005, stayed with Xaverian Missionaries in Freetown. Saw post war conditions and made monetary donation for schools in Kwama.

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