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Peace Corps Volunteers Deliver Art Supplies to Moroccan Students to Encourage Artistic Expression
WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 3, 2013 – Peace Corps education volunteer Margaret Bridges of Brookfield, Wis., recently coordinated a nine-day art education tour throughout southern Morocco ...
For World AIDS Day, Peace Corps Reinforces its Commitment to Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 29, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers around the world are working to make a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS alongside U. ...
The Peace Corps Honors President John F. Kennedy's Legacy on the 50th Anniversary of his Death
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the 50th anniversary of his passing, the Peace Corps honors the legacy of President John F. Kennedy. The Peace Corps traces ...
Conviction in 1998 Cold Case Homicide of Peace Corps/Gabon Volunteer Karen Phillips
Libreville, Gabon, Nov. 19, 2013 – Thierry “Rambo” Ntoutoume Nzue was convicted Tuesday for the 1998 murder of 37-year-old Peace Corps/Gabon Volunteer Karen Phillips. A ...
On International Men’s Day, Peace Corps Highlights Gender Equality Projects Around the World
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 19, 2013 – In honor of International Men’s Day, the Peace Corps recognizes volunteers worldwide who are making a difference by engaging ...
The Peace Corps Office of Inspector General Receives Two Awards for Excellence
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 15, 2013 - The Peace Corps Office of Inspector General received two awards for excellence on November 15, 2013 at the Council ...
Support Philippines Disaster Relief Efforts Following Typhoon Haiyan
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 14, 2013 – In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, the Peace Corps would like to thank all of the individuals and organizations ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Organize Competition to Help Panamanian Students Develop English Fluency and Enhance Reading Comprehension
WASHINGTON, D.C., November 12, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers Rebecca Beitsch of Tallahassee, Fla., and Nick Bringardner of Farmington Hills, Mich., recently joined forces to organize ...
Peace Corps Philippines Volunteers Safe and Accounted for in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 11, 2013 – In the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, Peace Corps announced today that all volunteers in the Philippines are safe and ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Publish Children’s Book to Help Fight Malaria in Madagascar
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 7, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers Raegan and Patrick Spencer of Sterrett, Ala., are educating schoolchildren in Madagascar about the causes and dangers ...
Peace Corps Engages Students in the Fight Against Hunger
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 4 – Peace Corps and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) are raising awareness among students on campuses nationwide about efforts ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Teaches Students about Halloween to Encourage Cultural Exchange
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 31, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers worldwide are teaching community members about American Halloween traditions, exemplifying the Peace Corps’ goal of promoting ...
Peace Corps Volunteer’s Love of Running Helps to Promote Cultural Exchange and Community Development in Indonesia
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 29, 2013 – Peace Corps education volunteer Shane Butler of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., loves running, and he’s using his love of ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Lead Educational Tour for At-Risk Youth in Namibia
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24, 2013 – Ten currently serving Peace Corps volunteers in Namibia recently came together in collaboration with a local nonprofit organization to ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Helps Young Women in Guinea Publish a Girls Magazine to Tackle Tough Issues
WASHINGTON, D.C., October 22, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteer Juliette Keeley of New York City worked with a group of young women during her service ...
Computer Training Seminar Opens Doors for Tanzanian Community
WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 18, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteer Elizabeth Crompton of Woodstock, Ga., is opening doors to job opportunities for university students and local ...
Peace Corps Announces Collaboration with Republic of Korea on Volunteer Service and Global Development
WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 26, 2013 – Peace Corps today announced an agreement with the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), an aid agency of the Korean ...
English Camp Fosters Creative Thinking for Students in Albania
Washington, D.C., September 18, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteer Danielle Nesmith of Gaithersburg, Md., recently collaborated with a local Albanian English teacher and fellow Peace ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Lead Technology Camp for Young Women in Rwanda
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 12, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers in Rwanda, led by Lyla Fujiwara of Rochester, N.Y., recently organized an information and communications technology ...
Peace Corps Launches Program in Kosovo
Kosovo represents the Peace Corps’ 140th country of service WASHINGTON, D.C., September 9, 2013 – The Peace Corps today announced an agreement that will bring ...
Peace Corps Highlights Volunteers' Worldwide Efforts to Promote Literacy for International Literacy Day
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 6, 2013 – In honor of International Literacy Day on Sunday, Sept. 8, the Peace Corps recognizes volunteers worldwide who are making ...
Peace Corps Volunteers in the Kyrgyz Republic Use Music to Break Down Cultural Barriers
WASHINGTON, D.C., September 4, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteers Maryn Lewallen of Littleton, Colo., and Luke Willson of Chicago, Ill., are using music to break down ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Helps Costa Rican Women Open Hair Salon, Realize Economic Opportunities to Support their Families
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 29, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteer Farid Mozafari of Houston, Texas is helping three women in his Costa Rican community open a ...
Game Day Brings Peace Corps Volunteers, Students and Community Members Together in Armenia
Washington, D.C., August 27, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers Ben Auch of Greeley, Colo., Catherine Cohen of Afton, Minn., Jim Daly of San Diego, Calif., ...
Peace Corps Celebrates 50 Years in Malawi with the Arrival of New Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 23, 2013 – Peace Corps celebrated 50 years in Malawi this week with the country’s launch of its Global Health Service Partnership ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Use Technology to Bring Cultural Experiences Home
Winners of New Volunteer Blog Contest Featured at First-Ever Returned Volunteer Summit WASHINGTON, D.C, August 22, 2013 – Peace Corps kicks off the first-ever Third Goal ...
Employers Show Growing Interest in Returned Peace Corps Volunteers, Gather to Recruit Thursday in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 19, 2013 – Hundreds of returned Peace Corps volunteers from across the country are in Washington, D.C. today for the start of ...
Peace Corps Launches Redesigned World Wise Schools Website to Help Educators Bring Cross-Cultural Learning to their Classrooms for the New School Year
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 15, 2013 – As students and teachers gear up for back to school, the Peace Corps today launched a newly redesigned Paul D. ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Empower Future Youth Leaders at Regional Youth Leadership Conference in Ukraine
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 12, 2013 – In honor of International Youth Day, the Peace Corps recognizes volunteers worldwide who are making a difference by engaging ...
Volunteers Walk Across Moldova to Honor Peace Corps’ 20th Anniversary
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 8, 2013 – To promote volunteerism and commemorate the Peace Corps' 20th anniversary in Moldova, Peace Corps volunteers recently walked across the ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Lead Camp in Jordan to Help Young Men Plan for their Future
Washington, D.C., August 5, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteers Rob Delaney and Will Evans are working with their community to build the character of young ...
Peace Corps Strengthens Collaboration with Johns Hopkins University to Improve Public Health Abroad
WASHINGTON, D.C., August 1, 2013 – Today Peace Corps announced the signing of a global Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Johns Hopkins University on behalf of ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Revitalizes High School Computer Lab in Cameroon to Promote Computer Literacy
Washington, D.C., July 30, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Christian Freymeyer of Ocean Pines, Md., is working with his local community in Cameroon to refurbish ...
Peace Corps Honors Parents in Service for Parents’ Day
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 26, 2013 – In honor of Parents’ Day this Sunday, July 28, Peace Corps recognizes mothers and fathers who have made a difference ...
Carrie Hessler-Radelet Nominated to be Director of the Peace Corps
Enlarge image On July 18, President Obama announced his intent to nominate Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet as Director of the Peace Corps. In ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Launch Development of Innovative Application that Links Rural Communities with Life-Saving Medical Information
Project honored at White House Open Government and Civic Hacking ‘Champions of Change’ event WASHINGTON, D.C., July 23, 2013 – South Africa Peace Corps volunteer ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Organizes Ocean Fair in Mozambique to Promote Coastal Conservation
Washington, D.C. July 22, 2013 - Peace Corps education volunteer Patrick McGettigan of Haddonfield, N.J., recently organized a three-day Ocean Fair in Mozambique to promote ...
First Class of Peace Corps Global Health Service Partnership Volunteers Sworn In at the White House
Volunteers prepare to leave for one-year assignments working as medical or nursing educators in Tanzania, Malawi and Uganda WASHINGTON, D.C. July 18, 2013 – Thirty ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Promotes Environmental Awareness by Inspiring Her Community to Think Creatively About Trash
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 15, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Gaea Dill-D'Ascoli of Minneapolis, Minn., recently organized a week-long trash cleanup in Vanuatu with more than 140 ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Helps Thai Youth Develop English and Leadership Skills by Guiding Tours at Local Attractions
Washington, D.C. July 11, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Jennifer Basting of Latham, N.Y., is helping young people in her community in Thailand improve their ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Empowers Moroccans to Educate their Communities at Women’s Healthcare Workshop
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 2, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Eve Brecker of Williamsburg, Va., is empowering women in Morocco to become healthcare advocates in their ...
Peace Corps’ Master Farmer Program Boosts Food Security and Economic Growth in Senegal
Today the President visited Senegal and participated in a Feed the Future food security event where he met with farmers, innovators, and entrepreneurs whose new ...
Nearly 170 Americans Sworn In as Peace Corps Volunteers in June
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 27, 2013 – Over the last month, nearly 170 Americans have been sworn into service as Peace Corps volunteers in the countries ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Forms Youth Sports League to Improve Health, Promote Gender Equality in Georgia
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 25, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Jonathan Brands of Alexandria, Va., is working to improve physical health and promote gender equality among ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Look to Advance Economic Development and Create Jobs in their Communities through Tourism
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteers around the world are helping their local communities boost tourism to support sustainable economic development and ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Organize Training for Local Nurses in Armenia to Reduce HIV/AIDS
Training supported by Peace Corps partner PEPFAR, which celebrates its 10th anniversary today WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers Lisa Conder of Englewood, ...
The Peace Corps Honors Fathers Who Have Served and Inspired Others
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 17, 2013 – In commemoration of Father’s Day, the Peace Corps recognizes the thousands of fathers who have made a difference overseas through ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Works to Improve Sanitation and Prevent Disease in Botswana
Washington, D.C., June 13, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Brandon Lawson of Springfield, Mo., is working to improve sanitation and health in his community in ...
For Students Without Textbooks, Peace Corps Volunteer in Togo Helps Broaden Opportunity
Washington, D.C., June 11, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Jennifer Bent of Virginia Beach, Va., is working with her community in Togo to purchase new ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Leads Book Club for Teachers to Encourage Literacy and Reading in Gambian Community
WASHINGTON, D.C., June 7, 2013 – Peace Corps education volunteer Lacy Szuwalski of Topeka, Kan., has started a book club with members of her Gambian community ...
Peace Corps Mourns the Passing of Two-Time Volunteer, 82-Year-Old John Clay
WASHINGTON, D.C. June 4, 2013 – The Peace Corps regretfully confirms the death of Peace Corps volunteer John Clay. John died Friday, May 31 in ...
More Than 130 Americans Sworn In as Peace Corps Volunteers in Africa
Volunteers will work on health, environment and agriculture projects with their local communities WASHINGTON, D.C., June 3, 2013 - Over the past month, more than ...
Peace Corps Honors President John F. Kennedy’s Birthday at Arlington National Cemetery
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 30, 2013 – In honor of President John F. Kennedy’s birthday, Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet spoke Wednesday at the 29th ...
62-Year-Old Peace Corps Volunteer Helps Preserve Peruvian Culture
In recognition of Older Americans Month, the Peace Corps honors volunteers who have chosen to share their unique life skills and career experiences with communities ...
Peace Corps Receives Prestigious Government-Wide CEAR Award for Sixth Consecutive Year, and ‘Best in Class’ Award
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2013 – The Peace Corps this week received the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) Certificate of Excellence in Accountability Reporting (CEAR) ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Improves Access to Technology in Ukraine
Washington, D.C., May 23, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Lawrence Gipson of Silver Spring, Md., is working with his community in Ukraine to improve access ...
Peace Corps Announces New Service Opportunity for Same-Sex Couples
Washington, D.C., May 21, 2013 – Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet today announced that the agency will begin accepting applications from same-sex domestic partners ...
President Carter and the Peace Corps Present the 2013 Lillian Carter Award
Award Honors Older Americans’ Commitment to Service WASHINGTON, D.C., May 16, 2013 – Former President Jimmy Carter and Peace Corps Chief of Staff Stacy Rhodes presented the 2013 ...
Peace Corps’ Global Health Service Partnership Begins Accepting Applications for 2014 Volunteers
Program addresses shortage of healthcare professionals in less developed countries WASHINGTON, D.C., May 15, 2013 – The Peace Corps today will begin accepting applications from ...
The Peace Corps Honors Mothers in Service
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 13, 2013 – In commemoration of Mother’s Day, the Peace Corps recognizes the thousands of mothers who have made a difference overseas through ...
Peace Corps Volunteer in Indonesia Uses Postcards from Around the World to Teach English
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 10, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Matthew Borden of Benicia, Calif., is teaching students in his Indonesian community English with the help ...
Peace Corps Ranks the Top Master’s International and Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Graduate Programs
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 7, 2013 – Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is proud to recognize the 2013 top Master’s International and Paul D. Coverdell Fellows ...
Peace Corps Celebrates the Life and Service of the Honorable J. Christopher Stevens
Washington, D.C., May 2, 2013 – Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet welcomed family and friends of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens to Peace Corps headquarters ...
Peace Corps Mourns the Loss of Volunteer Danielle Dunlap
WASHINGTON, D.C. April 30, 2013 – Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is saddened to confirm the death of Peace Corps volunteer Danielle Dunlap. Dani, ...
Peace Corps Mourns the Loss of Volunteer Danielle Gucciardo
WASHINGTON D.C. April 27, 2013—Peace Corps Deputy Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is saddened to confirm the death of Peace Corps volunteer Danielle Gucciardo. Danielle, 23, died ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Celebrate Global Youth Service Day
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers worldwide commemorate Global Youth Service Day by engaging children, youth and young adults in projects within ...
On World Malaria Day, Peace Corps Volunteers Worldwide Participate in Malaria Prevention Activities
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 25, 2013 – In recognition of World Malaria Day, Peace Corps volunteers worldwide are participating in projects to help educate communities on ...
Peace Corps, Mondelēz International Partner to Strengthen Capacity in Developing Nations
Programs to launch in the Dominican Republic WASHINGTON, D.C., April 24, 2013 - The Peace Corps is today announcing a strategic partnership with Mondelēz International, Inc., the ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Worldwide Celebrate Earth Day
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 22, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers worldwide are making a difference by educating community members on the importance of environmental protection and ...
Peace Corps Announces Top Volunteer-Producing Hispanic Serving Institutions
University of New Mexico rises four spots to lead the 2013 ranking WASHINGTON, D.C., April 17, 2013 - The Peace Corps is proud to recognize ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Develops Sustainable Business for Local Women in Ecuador
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 15, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteer Kristin Farr of Denton, Texas, is working with nine Ecuadorean women to develop a souvenir shop that ...
Peace Corps to Phase Out Program in Suriname by July 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 11, 2013 – The Peace Corps today announced that it is phasing out of its program in Suriname after an 18-year partnership. The ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Leads Environmental Camp
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 8, 2013 — Peace Corps volunteer Carly Steinhauer of Muskegon, Mich., led a three-day camp in her Nicaraguan community focused on recycling, English ...
Peace Corps Announces Top Volunteer-Producing Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Howard University earns top spot in 2013 WASHINGTON, D.C., April 3, 2013 – Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is proud to recognize the top Peace ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Create Mobile Language Application
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 1, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteers, working closely with Zambian software developers, have developed a mobile application that will translate English words ...
President Ernest Bai Koroma Discusses Importance of Peace Corps in Sierra Leone
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 27, 2013 – Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet welcomed President Ernest Bai Koroma of the Republic of Sierra Leone to Peace ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Promotes Leadership Development Program for Paraguayan Youth
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 25, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Shavon Whitehead of Alexandria, Va., is working with her local community in Paraguay to raise funds ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Worldwide Improve Water and Sanitation
WASHINGTON D.C. March 22, 2013—In honor of World Water Day, Peace Corps recognizes volunteers around the world who are making a difference in their communities ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Organizes National Spelling Bee in Benin
Washington, D.C., March 20, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Serena Cheung of Putnam Valley, N.Y., is working with communities across Benin to bring together 54 ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Helps Organize Cultural Event Series in Ukraine
WASHINGTON D.C. March 18, 2013—Peace Corps volunteer Robert DeKay of Shreveport, La., is working with members of a local non-governmental organization to provide his community ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Builds Playground in Suriname
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 15, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Katherine Sullivan of Reston, Va., is working with her community in Suriname to promote exercise through ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Leads Sustainable Gardening Project in Paraguay
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 13, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer John Bottcher of Monticello, Fla., is working with his community in Paraguay to build sunshades for the ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Promotes Health Through Gender Development Camp in Thailand
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 11, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Ji Kim of Potomac, Md., is working with her community in Thailand to initiate a sexual ...
Peace Corps Volunteers Worldwide Commemorate International Women’s Day 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 8, 2013 — In honor of International Women’s Day, Peace Corps recognizes volunteers worldwide who are working toward gender equality. Volunteers regularly engage ...
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Experience Life on Capitol Hill During “Take an RPCV to Work Day”
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 5, 2013 — Four recently returned Peace Corps volunteers (RPCVs) had the opportunity to experience life as a legislator on Capitol Hill by ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Installs English Resource Room for Ukrainian Students
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 4, 2013 — Peace Corps volunteer Joseph Miller of Cottage Grove, Minn., is working with his Ukrainian community to create a resource room ...
Peace Corps Week Celebrates 52 Years of Volunteers Making a Difference Through Service Overseas
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 25, 2013 — The Peace Corps community is celebrating Peace Corps Week from Sunday, February 24, through Saturday, March 2, to commemorate ...
Peace Corps to Phase Out of St. Kitts and Nevis, and Antigua and Barbuda
Washington, D.C., February 22, 2013 - Peace Corps announced it is officially phasing out of St. Kitts and Nevis, and Antigua and Barbuda after five ...
Peace Corps Volunteer to Create Small Dairy Business in Kenya
Funds generated through milk sales will offset school fees for deaf students Washington, D.C., February 21, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Kelsey Full of Elizabeth, ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Renovates Local Art Center in Botswana
WASHINGTON D.C. February 19, 2013—Peace Corps volunteer Shanta Adeeb of Accokeek, Md., is working with her community in Botswana to renovate and expand the local ...
Peace Corps Director Congratulates Senator Harris Wofford for Receiving Presidential Citizens Medal
Washington, D.C., February 15, 2013 — Harris Wofford, who was instrumental in the formation of the Peace Corps, was honored today with the Presidential Citizens ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Couple Teaches English Language Skills to Ukrainian Community Members
WASHINGTON D.C., February 14, 2013—Peace Corps volunteers Steve McCafferty, age 64, and Mary Beth Phair, age 62, of Belchertown, Mass., are teaching local community members ...
Peace Corps Launches RPCV Career Link
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 13, 2013 - Peace Corps today announced the launch of its RPCV Career Link, an interactive jobs board designed to connect returned ...
Peace Corps Mourns the Loss of Volunteer Nicholas Castle
WASHINGTON D.C. February 8, 2013—Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet is saddened to confirm the death of Peace Corps volunteer Nicholas Castle in the People’s ...
Peace Corps Announces Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges
Washington State is first state ever to sweep small, medium and large school categories WASHINGTON, D.C., February 5, 2013 – For the first time ever, ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Teaches Ugandan Youth Business and Life Skills
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 1, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteer Matthew Boddie of Sparta, N.C. has been working with students in his Ugandan community on a hammock business ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Builds Youth Center for Filipino Students and Community Members
WASHINGTON D.C., January 29, 2013—Peace Corps volunteer Kelsey Brannock of Wellington, Fla., is working with her Filipino community to build a youth center that will ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Promotes Efficient Manufacturing Practices in the Dominican Republic
WASHINGTON D.C., January 25, 2013—Peace Corps volunteer Ashley Ensminger of Salem, Ore., is working with members of a local women’s cooperative to raise funds for ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Shares Love of Reading – and Hundreds of Books – with Students in Romania
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 22, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteer Kelly Forster of Barrow, Alaska, is updating her local secondary school library book collection with more than ...
Peace Corps Commemorates National Day of Service, Works Together to Make a Difference
Washington, D.C. – The Peace Corps will join Americans across the country in the nation's largest day of service, the annual Dr. Martin Luther ...
Peace Corps Volunteer to Publish First Comprehensive Kyrgyz-English Dictionary
New translations will help Kyrgyz communities, business people and tourists WASHINGTON, D.C., January 14, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteer Willoughby Ann Walshe of Seattle, Wash., ...
The Peace Corps to Phase Out Programs in Bulgaria and Romania
Washington, D.C., January 11, 2013 - After more than 20 years of Peace Corps volunteer service in Bulgaria and Romania, the agency will phase out the ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Teaches Women Computer Skills
Washington, D.C., January 10, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Willow Denker of Ashland, Ore., is helping seven women from across Vanuatu learn computer skills. Early ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Improves Community Health Through Training Programs in Lesotho
WASHINGTON, D.C., January 7, 2013 – Peace Corps volunteer Barbara Meyer of Seattle, Wash., has designed two new employee training programs in her local hospital ...
Peace Corps Volunteer and Women’s Cooperative Reopen Restaurant in Belize
Washington, D.C., January 2, 2013 - Peace Corps volunteer Meghan VanDeventer of Barrington, R.I., is helping to empower and employ more than 20 members of ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Assists with First Aid and Emergency Training Program
WASHINGTON, D.C., December 27, 2012 – Peace Corps volunteer Bryna Rabehl of Byron, Minn. is launching an emergency response project designed to assist rural communities ...
The World According to Peace Corps in 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C., December 21, 2012 – In 1988, Peace Corps volunteer Barbara Jo White was trying to get her students in the Dominican Republic interested in ...
Peace Corps Named One of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government
Agency is also No. 1 among small agencies for diversity and inclusion WASHINGTON, D.C., December 18, 2012 – For the second year in a row, ...
Peace Corps Announces Top Volunteer States and Metropolitan Areas
Fort Collins-Loveland, Colo., surpasses Missoula, Mont., to lead metro areas per capita California leads list of top states WASHINGTON, D.C., December 12, 2012 – In ...
Peace Corps Volunteer Teaches Students about Health Through Sports
Washington, D.C., December 10, 2012 - Peace Corps volunteer Thomas Reade of New Orleans, La., is using sports to teach youth in his community about ...