Nam LaMore

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Nam LaMore
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Country Morocco
Years: 2005-2007
Site(s) Khemisset
Region(s) Khemisset Province
Program(s) Business
Assignment(s) Business_Developmentwarning.png"Business_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.
Nam LaMore started in Morocco 2005
Nam LaMore, Andrew Meyerson
Region: Khemisset Province
Nam LaMore
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Nam LaMore, Dena Paris
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Jesse Bailey, Maggie Barnes, Barbara Ferris, Maureen Hagen, Orin (Buz) Hargraves, Bernadine L. Hoff, Gerry (G) Kaufman, Dave Keiser, So-Youn Kim, Bonnie Kirk, Charlie (Hassan) Kolb, Raymond Kruger, Nam LaMore, Suzanne Lane Belahmira, Anjali Mahoney … further results
Projects in Morocco
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GGLOW Camp for Youth, Safety in the Workplace, Well Refurbishment, Women's Community Center, Women's Computer Literacy Classes
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Mr. LaMore served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Morocco as a Business Development Advisor, 2005-2007. During his 27 months of service, Mr. LaMore collaborated with in-country Peace Corps staff, representatives of the Ministry of Tourism, Social Economy and Artisan Handicrafts, and other volunteers to facilitate training sessions for rural artisans in his community and incoming volunteers. Mr. LaMore partnered with other volunteers to organize a dozen local and regional craft festivals and marketing workshops where more than 500 artisans from the combined activities took advantage of new market and networking opportunities.

Sustainable results from Mr LaMore's service included rural artisans' increased understanding of fundamental business practices, access to new markets, and improved product development.

Mr. LaMore not only was an active member within his community but also was active with the volunteer community. He was asked to take on the responsibility of regional safety warden to disseminate communications relating to safety to volunteers within and traveling through his region as part of the emergency protocol. Additionally, Mr. LaMore chaired the in-country, peer-driven Volunteer Support Network (VSN) to address concerns and offer recommendations to combat volunteers' low morale to in-country staff.

Mr. LaMore fulfilled the Peace Corps' Third Goal through sharing observations on his blog.

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