Heather Awsumb

Volunteer: Heather Awsumb

Bio:

Peace Corps introduced me to public health and international work. Now I'm lucky enough to actually do both things in a position I love.

2005 - 2008


Contributions from Heather Awsumb

  1. Botswana Me and my counterpart

    Me and my 3rd year counterpart - Dr. William Jimbo, the PMTCT Advisor to PEPFAR

  2. Botswana Young Women Empowerment Groups

    Part of a PCV created activity in 4 villages to empower young women in HIV prevention as part of the District's Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) program.

  3. Botswana Crazy cat woman

    Showing my cat to some neighborhood boys. Yes, they totally thought I was the crazy cat woman/a witch.

  4. Botswana Ouch!

    Documenting just one of the MANY injections we got during pre-service training.

  5. Botswana Wheel barrow races

    Neighborhood kids holding wheelbarrow races in my front yard. Molepolole, Botswana

  6. Botswana New Years Eve

    Celebrating New Years Eve with my friends Jes & Kelone and their extended family.

  7. Botswana Gooooooooal!

    Mosotho woman kicking a goal against Kagiso Tselametse - goal keeper for the Botswana national football team (the Zebras) in Nkange, Botswana. The event was part of a PCV created campaign "Zebras for Life, Test for Life" to promote HIV testing among men using Zebra players as role models.

  8. Botswana Bots 3 Close of Service Conference with HE President Festus Mogae

    Bots 3 close of service conference. Dignitaries in attendance: His Excellency President Festus Mogae of Botswana, U.S. Ambassador to Botswana Katherine Canavan, and Minister of Health Prof. Sheila Tlou. March 3, 2007.

  9. Botswana Bots 3 Swearing-In Ceremony

    Bots 3 training group Swearing-In Ceremony at Kgosi Kgari Sechele II Secondary School in Molepolole, Botswana on May 25, 2005. All 27 trainees who arrived at staging in Philadelphia 10 weeks earlier made it through training and 1 year of service.

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.