Sodo, Ethiopia

Other spellings, other names: Seddo, Soddo, Soddu. Wollamo Sodo, Wollomo Sodo, Willamo Sodo, Wolyta Sodo, Wolaita Sodo, Seddo (WOLAYETA).

David Bratton-Kearns wrote: By the way, after Mengistu consolidated power in the shakeup following the revolution, I understand the name of the town was change to Wolaita Sodo (not exactly sure of the spelling).

Province, region: Sidamo

Location: @ 80k WSW of Awassa, 140 SE of Jimma, @ 70 miles or so north of Arba Minch. south and west of Shashemane
Jack Prebis wrote: 170 km sw of Shashamane on rt 47 MORE

About the community:

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 Sodo
Betty Hite Graff 1963-65
J. William Graff 1963-65
Wayne Alexander Charlie 1964-66
Joan K. Pamment 1964-66
Thurman A. Ragar, Jr. 1964-67
Raymond W. Steveson 1965-67
Judy L. White 1965-67
(Warren) Michael White 1965-67
David Hartmann 1966-68
Erick R. Nilsen 1967-69
Solveig H. Nilsen 1967-69
John I. Trull 1967-
Ninian Beall, Jr. 1968-69
John Burns 1968-70
John Byrne 1968-70
Donald Henry 1969-71
Steve Sheffield 1972–73
David Philip Bratton-Kearns 1974-75
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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