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Petroff to speak on the DRC at Ocean View in Falmouth
January 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm EST
Alexander Petroff, President of Working Villages International will discuss his work in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, January 8, 2:00 pm, at the Ocean View’s Lunt Auditorium, 74 Lunt Road, Falmouth. This event is free and open to all.
For more information or to make reservations, please call Ocean View at 781-4460 or visit: http://www.oceanviewrc.com/events/pre-camden-conference-talk-alexander-petroff/.
Petroff graduated from Hampshire College in 2006 with a BA in Development Economics, shortly after founding Working Villages International in 2005. Having traveled throughout sub-Saharan Africa, he decided to help farmers in the Ruzizi Valley region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, and has been working on development in that region ever since. He has been selected as a TED Senior Fellow and a Rainer Arnhold Fellow for his vision and work in economic development.