Celebrating 50yrs of service to Cameroon

November 12th, 2012 by bobebill

Celebrating 50yrs of service to Cameroon

Peace Corps Cameroon
Greetings RPCVs!
Its a hot and sunny afternoon in Yaoundé Cameroon as the Peace Corps family busily prepares for the upcoming milestone celebration, 50 yrs of Peace Corps serving in Cameroon! On November 21st 2012, in the Palais de Congres atop Nkol-Nyada, a freshly trained group of volunteers will swear-in before Mme Chantel Biya, Mr le Prime Ministre, US Ambassador Robert Jackson, Country Director Jacquelyn Sesonga, Peace Corps Staff, and the hundreds of active volunteers and counterparts that will come together for the milestone ceremony.

This historic and important event cannot be complete without your participation and support! Following the swearing-in ceremony we will put Peace Corps on display to the Cameroonian public in an open forum themed, “Focusing our efforts to meet Cameroon’s needs”. Because this event is as much about celebrating your contributions to Cameroon and the Peace Corps community as it is about looking toward the future, we want to do everything to include your experiences in the story we tell on this day.

You can contribute:

Visit our facebook page www.facebook.com/cameroon.peacecorps
· Identify old photos we have found, scanned, and uploaded
· Learn about the milestone event as it unfolds
· Share your stories, photos, and videos with current PCVs and fellow RPCVs

Make a Donation
· Make a Donation to support a volunteer and counterpart attending the event. Email jcooperpccam@gmail.com for instructions
· Donate to a volunteer project here: donate.peacecorps.gov

Tell your story!
· Email your photos, videos, and stories to jcooperpccam@gmail.com

Send us items we can use as a gift to Mme Chantal Biya’s foundation or to the Prime Minister
· Corps de la Paix, BP 215 Yaounde Cameroun

As a current PCV I am proud to carry on the deep tradition of service in Cameroon. It is an honor to work with the RPCV community to share your story with Cameroon and the current Volunteers at the 50th anniversary celebration!


Joe Cooper
Health NGO Developer
Ambam, Vallee du Ntem, Sud

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