Local Hero of 2007: Linda Atwater

Linda Atwater

Linda Atwater (left): An RPCV who has spent most of each year in Ghana since her Peace Corps service there ended, completing projects in water sourcing, community-based funding, small business, bicycle repair, and school programs. In the United States, Linda markets for Tro-Tro Trading, which provides Ghanaian artisans with access to international markets and invests ten percent of its proceeds in Ghanaian development projects. (Also pictured: Lee Brainerd, Local Hero of 2004)

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