"I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded…"


Stuart J. Sia graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Urban and Regional Studies. He is currently serving as a volunteer with the United States Peace Corps in Botswana.

As a Life Skills Technical Advisor, Sia is working with the Department of Guidance & Counseling at Mogobane Community Junior Secondary School assisting with the infusion and implementation of the Life Skills Curriculum mandated by the Ministry of Education. His projects include the building of a community gardening centre with the Mogobane Disabled Persons’ Committee, and the the establishment of the Mogobane Literacy Project at Mogobane CJSS.

In Botswana, Sia is known as Tshiamo, a Setswana word meaning goodness and righteousness. His service ends June, 2011.

McGough, Carolyn. “Students Give Peace a Chance.” Daily Bruin. 9 June 2008.

DISCLAIMER: The contents of this website are mine personally and do not reflect any position of the U.S. Government or the Peace Corps.

“I am certainly not one of those who need to be prodded. In fact, if anything, I am the prod.

These words were said by Sir Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


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  1. mom said, on September 4, 2009 at 1:42 pm

    dear stuart, i am very proud of you and to what you are doing to help those younger kids out there. where ever you go you always shine and always do the right thing.we love you and i am always praying for your success.god guide you in everything you do. my co workers wish for your success. w/love and prayer, mom

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