Interview with Katie Todd, September 4, 2020

Project: Peace Corps: Evacuated Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Katie Todd served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Benin from June 2019 to March 2020 when she was evacuated due to COVID-19. She served as an Agricultural and Economic Development Sustainability Specialist and was the first volunteer to serve in her community. Highlights of her service include: helping to improve productivity of the gardens planted by a women’s garden cooperative and to develop the women’s business skills to market their products, starting a village savings and loan that is still going, and working with a high school teacher to build English skills of youth and to launch a youth agribusiness club.

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2020oh0417_pcev0049

Interviewee Name

Katie Todd

Interviewer Name

Madeline Radkey Kellner

Interview Date

2020-09-04

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Todd, Katie Interview by Madeline Radkey Kellner. 04 Sep. 2020. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Todd, K. (2020, September 04). Interview by M. R. Kellner. Peace Corps: Evacuated Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Todd, Katie, interview by Madeline Radkey Kellner. September 04, 2020, Peace Corps: Evacuated Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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