Interview with Megan Ewald, March 21, 2021

Project: Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Megan Ewald was an environmental volunteer in Malawi from 2016-2018. She served in Old Maula Village, Nkhata Bay District Fukamalaza. She learned the local language of Chitonga to conduct her work with the forestry department led by Danford Mwasee. She helped promote orange flesh sweet potatoes which are rich in vitamin C. Furthermore, she worked on a school project and specifically a project for girls education and environment. Her claim to fame during her service (and beyond!) is the Megani potato named after her.

Interview Accession

2021oh0183_pcrv0143

Interviewee Name

Megan Ewald

Interviewer Name

Katie Kay Langland

Interview Date

2021-03-21

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Ewald, Megan Interview by Katie Kay Langland. 21 Mar. 2021. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ewald, M. (2021, March 21). Interview by K. K. Langland. Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ewald, Megan, interview by Katie Kay Langland. March 21, 2021, Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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