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Britta Seifert ′12 Reports from the Kyrgyz Republic

Britta Seifert '12, center, poses for a photo with health educators in a village outside of Toktogul in the Kyrgyz Republic.

Britta Seifert ′12 is about three months into a two-year Peace Corps commitment in the Kyrgyz Republic, a small mountainous country in the center of Asia. Her job is helping improve the health outcomes of residents around Toktogul, a town she says is “located about five hours by taxi and two mountain passes south of Bishkek,” the country′s capital city. Britta recently filed a report in the Battle Creek (Mich.) Enquirer addressing the challenges and opportunities she faces, especially regarding HIV education and prevention.