S15, E2: Nancy Dimmock on her Peace Corps beginnings in Lesotho
April 18, 2021
Raised in the Belgian Congo, a young American signs up for the Peace Corps and is assigned to a feedlot project in Lesotho. She plans to employ her animal husbandry skills, but finds she is called by her faith to care for vulnerable children.
I valued the depth with which they taught us about culture and about language. (Nancy, 48:33)
Nancy Miller Dimmock is a second-generation missionary. She was born and raised in the Belgian Congo (now DRC) and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Lesotho. She and her husband Frank served for 30 years with the Presbyterian Church in Lesotho, Malawi and Zambia. Their areas of interest and expertise were in health care and the care of vulnerable children. They have eight children of their own, six of whom are adopted.