Chareva Smiley Naughton
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|Assignment(s)||Forestrywarning.png"Forestry" 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.|
|Chareva Naughton started in Mali 1994|
|Lynnea West, Chareva Smiley Naughton, Craig Tower|
|Environment in Mali:|
|Kerry Andras, Joshua Bishop, Richard Davis, Rob Hilbert, Molly Mattessich, Judy Mead, Kelly Meeker, Andre Mershon, James Mullooly, Chareva Smiley Naughton … further results|
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|Projects in Mali
|Community Garden Irrigation, House of Artisans, Mango Garden, Maternity Construction, Maternity Improvements, Schools Improvement, Tourist Information Center, Village Maternity, Women's Garden Association: Well and Fencing Project, Women's Rice Cultivation|
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I was a forestry / environmental education volunteer in a little (150-200 people)Fulani village called Komboko. I lived in a small house made of mud bricks. No electricity, running water, TV. The villagers were mostly herders and spoke only their local language, Fulfulde (no French). I was trained to do a variety of forestry and conservation related activities such as: - build mud stoves (to conserve fuel wood) - graft fruit trees - grow tree nurseries and plant the trees - combat soil erosion - grow live fencing
In the end my most satisfying job was illustrating training manuals for other volunteers to use as visual aids when working on their own projects. I also enjoyed visiting Tubani So, the Peace Corps training village and talking with the new trainees and preparing them for life in their villages.