Interview with Mereoni Naikanitoba, June 28, 2023

Project: Peace Corps: Host Country National Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Mereoni Naikanitoba worked for Peace Corps Fiji from 2013 through 2020 as a Language and Culture Facilitator, and as a Homestay Coordinator. Mereoni is from Beqa island. She worked as a school teacher prior to Peace Corps. Mereoni talks about working with PCVs, challenges they face, preparing host families, cultural adaptation, and the impact Peace Corps has on Fijian communities.

Interview Accession

2023oh0501_pchcn0008

Interviewee Name

Mereoni Naikanitoba

Interviewer Name

Julius "Jay" Sztuk

Interview Date

2023-06-28

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Naikanitoba, Mereoni Interview by Julius Sztuk. 28 Jun. 2023. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Naikanitoba, M. (2023, June 28). Interview by J. Sztuk. Peace Corps: Host Country National Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Naikanitoba, Mereoni, interview by Julius Sztuk. June 28, 2023, Peace Corps: Host Country National Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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