Stories from Armenia

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Armenia.

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Time flies — it’s already been a year of service! 

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My site

I am writing this from a café in my community, a café that I’ve been to twice this week, a café that’s run by one of my favorite women in town. We do some verbal sparring for a bit, she asks me why on earth I’d want to live alone, and then I get to work. 

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VIDEO: Highlighting hospitality in Armenia

Volunteer Jimmy Cloutier shows us the hospitality of a New Year's celebration in Armenia.

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VIDEO: Welcome to the sights, sounds and tastes of Armenia

Armenia Volunteer James Daly welcomes you to the sights, sounds and tastes of his country of service.

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Armenia Stories Host Sisters

“What is your story?” Tati asked me. 

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Volunteer Bryan Jacobs_students in tutoring group

For the past twenty-five years, Peace Corps Volunteers in Armenia’s northern region, known as Lori, have been making strides to improve the English education of Armenian students and educators. 

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hannah tefl

TEFL Volunteers at three pilot posts began their training in 2014 with online courses, and in the two years since then, have participated in teacher training at their posts, taught English classes with host country partners, shared experiences with other Volunteers in communities of practice, honed their classroom skills, and much more.

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Guatemala smile

Sometimes all it takes is one smile to make a Volunteer feel right at home.

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