Interview with Donald Stosberg, February 11, 1993

Project: Peace Corps: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Kentucky) Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Stosberg talks about his training experience in Syracuse and his placement in Malawi. He talks about learning the local dialect and being unprepared to teaching English. He talks about his history with languages in comparison to the average Peace corps worker. He talks about the school he was teaching where he taught students to be primary school teachers. Stosberg talks about his living situation and the utilities accessible to him. He talks about his diet while he was there. Stosberg talks about volunteering at the night school and his relationships with the students. He talks about his second assignment, after being transferred, and the impact of Peace corps on the education system. He talks about traveling, camping, and extracurricular activities. Stosberg talks about his trip to Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. He talks about his current job and the impact of Peace Corps on his current life experience.

Interview Accession

1996oh015_pc004

Interviewee Name

Donald Stosberg

Interviewer Name

C. Edward Wardle

Interview Date

1993-02-11

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Stosberg, Donald Interview by C. Edward Wardle. 11 Feb. 1993. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Stosberg, D. (1993, February 11). Interview by C. E. Wardle. Peace Corps: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Kentucky) Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Stosberg, Donald, interview by C. Edward Wardle. February 11, 1993, Peace Corps: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (Kentucky) Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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