Dan Howell

Volunteer: Dan Howell


I served as a secondary school math and science teacher at Holy Rosary Secondary School in the town of Pujehun.

1979 - 1981

Contributions from Dan Howell

  1. Sierra Leone Yawei Ferry River Crossing

    My Peace Corps home was the town of Pujehun, scattered along the meandering banks of the Waanje River and pushing back against the pervasive tropical rain forest of southern Sierra Leone.  The town was 40 miles south of the city of Bo but only 20 miles north of the Atlantic Ocean.  However, there was no road south through the coastal waterways and swamps.  Therefore the crusty road to Bo was the shortest route to needed supplies and a link to the rest of the world.  The road was an undulating...

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