Ep #025: Elizabeth Ault, El Salvador 2006-2008
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“I was sued for $7 by a drunk ice cream salesman in the village that I worked in.”
On this Episode:
- How Elizabeth met her husband at a bus stop
- The two economies of El Salvador
- Getting sued by a drunk icecream salesman for $7
Elizabeth’s Peace Corps Story
Where and when did you serve? What did you do?
I served in El Salvador from 2006 to 2008 as a Youth Development volunteer.
What is one of your favorite Peace Corps memories?
Being an adult playing tag in the park with a bunch of kids of all ages in flip-flops, and laughing.
What is one of your least favorite Peace Corps memories?
What do you miss about the Peace Corps?
The simplicity of life, getting one thing done a day… and markets.
What is something you learned in the Peace Corps?
Education can change your life, knowing jokes in another language is a bonus, and connecting people to people or resources is extremely rewarding.
Do you have a favorite quote or local saying?
Puchica- holy crap, it can be vulgar or not depending on the situation.