Guennet, Ethiopia

Other spellings, other names: Genet, Gennet, Gennett, Holletta, Holeto (Holetta is the local name and Guennet is the Amhara name — or vice versa. After Mengistu came to power, the official usage became Guennet.)

Province, region: Shoa

Location: @ 44k W of Addis Ababa on the road to Addis Alem and Ambo (Haghere Hiwot). MORE

About the community:

The main local feature is the military college from which Mengistu and his buddies graduated.
NOTE: Every RPCV is invited to send to the webmaster information about the community, plus photos of the community, its people, and its PCVs (3 maximum of each category from each RPCV). For photos, please include date taken and description.
Peace Corps Volunteers who served in Guennet:
David K. Krecke 1964–66
Jo Ann McMahan Krecke 1964–66
Jo Ann McMahan 1964–66
Lorna Mann 1966–68
Lorna Zimmerman 1966–68
Spencer Zimmerman 1966–68
J. Riley Redding 1967-69
William Robertson 1967-
Patricia J. Hamilton 1968-70
E. Merritt Hulst 1968-70
Patricia J. Hamilton Hulst 1968-70
Maggie McComas 1968–70
Henry Muller 1968-70
Maggie McComas Muller 1968-70
Bob O. St. John 1970-72, 1973-74
James J. Goodyear 1971-75
If you served in this community and are not listed, please send your name and years of service to the webmaster.

For more about the PCVs check the alphabetical listing:
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and the training group listings.

Please note: All maps and borders are approximate; likewise, distances listed for location.

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