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Volunteers in action in West Africa

Volunteers in action in West Africa

a workshop held at the Milton Margai Training College, Freetown, Sierra Leone September 1-10, 1965

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Published by U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare in U.S .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementsponsored by the Government of Sierra Leone and the U.S. Agency for International Development.
SeriesWelfare Administration publication -- 12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14206297M

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