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  1. Ivory Coast Chef du Village

    Coulibaly Doh, the Village Chief of Sohouo, is proudly wearing his new t-shirt, which was given to him as a gift from some friends who visited me during my service. 

  1. Ivory Coast Unexpected pleasures of travel

    Traveling by Peugeot station wagon bush taxi from Abidjan to a small town just inside Liberia, in the iron-rich area around Mount Nimba, upon arriving at the frontier, a small river, the customs agent pointed out that I couldn't enter Liberia -- I should have had my passport stamped at the last town through which I had passed, twenty some kilometers back - and only one last taxi-brousse would make the trip that particular evening. As the Peugeot finally headed back for Danané, where I had not...

  2. Ivory Coast learning a language

    Terry and I took the same bus to school each day, he teaching at the university, I as an English instructor at the Teacher Training College of Abidjan. We both spoke French fluently, and had been placed in a dioula class during training, resulting in our enjoying chatting, both in French and dioula, in the bus with the regular early-morning passengers. As we got to know our fellow commuters a bit better, they took an interest in us and began to teach us some local slang. When someone asked if...

Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast

Map of Ivory Coast
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program dates
1962-1981; 1990-2003
current volunteers
0
cumulative volunteers
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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.