Volunteer: Rachel Hoy
I served as a community health volunteer in Lagdo, North Province, Cameroon. With other RPCVs from Cameroon, I co-founded Education Fights AIDS (EFA) International a non-profit with the mission to promote the successful future of HIV-affected youth in Africa through education, enterprise and empowerment. I have an MSc in Global Health from the Harvard School of Public Health and currently work for the World Bank.
Contributions from Rachel Hoy
In 2005, Peace Corps volunteers and their counterparts founded Education Fights AIDS (EFA) International, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the successful future of HIV-infected/affected African youth through education, enterprise and empowerment. Our regional office in the Far North of Cameroon supports over 120 individuals in 9 youth groups, forming EFA's Youth Empowerment Network. Some support groups have started income generation activities, and most are affiliated with loc...