Heather Sutter

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Heather L. Sutter
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Country Burkina_Faso
Years: 2003-2005
Site(s) Rollo
Region(s) Centre-Nord
Program(s) Education
Assignment(s) English Teacherwarning.png"English Teacher" 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.
Heather Sutter started in Burkina_Faso 2003
Heather Sutter
Region: Centre-Nord
Heather Sutter
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Karyn Diane Ellis, Linda LeBlanc, Wende Smith, Heather Sutter, Josh Yardley
Other Volunteers who served in Burkina_Faso
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Jonathan Berger, Robert Davis, Karyn Diane Ellis, Ami Manik Koldhekar, Linda LeBlanc, Don Monteverde, Wende Smith, Heather Sutter, Josh Yardley
Projects in Burkina_Faso
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Community Literacy, Equipment for Health Education, Girls Summer Camp, Midwife Training for Healthy Babies, Nursery and Reforestation Initiative, Pibaore Solar Panel Project, Primary School Grounds Improvement, Solar lighting for school, Youth Camps - To and Gambo, Youth Summer Camps
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Burkina Faso is a country with few major resources. Their greatest resource, however, is their people. Burkina Faso means "Land Of The Upright" and it is certainly so. The Burkinabe I knew not only welcomed me to their country, but to their families. My primary project was teaching three levels of English at the local secondary school, with an emphasis on improving girls' education. I also formed a girls' soccer team, organized a project to paint a world map at my school, taught sex education, facilitated a library project, and served as the gender and equality committee secretary. The most important part of my service experience was the relationships I formed with the people of Rollo, relationships which continue to this day.

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