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Video Challenge

Host Country Heroes: Who do you wish Americans knew from your Peace Corps country?

Congratulations to our Peace Corps' Host Country Video Winners!

Dozens of Volunteers responded to the 2015 Peace Corps Week Video Challenge –
“Host Country Heroes: Who do you wish Americans knew from your Peace Corps country?”

The competition was tough, but three Peace Corps's Host Country Heroes walked away with special honors. Their stories will inspire and uplift you.

1st Place Winner

Cara Sandquist
Country of Service: The Gambia ‪#‎PCWeek2015
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2nd Place Winner

Gabriela Ullauri
Country of Service: Mozambique ‪#‎PCWeek2015
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3rd Place Winner

Kyle King
Country of Service: Ecuador ‪#‎PCWeek2015
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Honorable Mentions

Best Technical Quality: Ecuador, Kyle King

Women & Girls Empowerment: The Gambia, Jessica Fryman, Morocco, Samantha Wood and Nepal, Christine Lee

Best RPCV Video: Nepal, Jeff Achen

Best Current Event Focus: Sierre Leone, Rachel Murray

Best Use of Local Language: Mozambique, Melanie Bolden

Best Creative Use of Theme: Nepal, Aerin Philip

Visit the #PCWeek2015 playlist on YouTube to meet all of the 28 inspiring people from around the world. Each two-minute video introduces a remarkable individual and offers a rare spotlight into their communities.

Can’t get enough? Check out the videos from last year’s challenge on YouTube.

Last updated Dec 19 2014