Stories from Belize

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

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PDM - Antonio and Jerad

Antonio, the Community Health Worker (CHW) in my village, has had a rich history with Peace Corps Volunteers throughout his life.

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Belize and Jamaica - Miguelina Cuevas-Post

I first set foot on Jamaican soil on August 1, 1976, living and working in St. Mary until June 1, 1978. I did not return to the island until 38 years later. 

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Christophe E. 2

Belizean-American, Christophe, is currently serving as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Peace Corps Zambia! 

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This photograph was taken during our summer teacher training session in the Dangriga, Stann Creek District. The teachers attended a week-long training session focused on early literacy assessment and intervention strategies.
incaparina 1

When I came to my village, I met the nurse who seemed unmotivated and overwhelmed with work. 

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home garden

Malnutrition is a significant problem being faced by many Q’eqchi Mayan communities across southern Belize. 

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garbage disposal

Like many communities in Belize, one of the major problems in my village was the prevalence of littering and lack of environmental values. 

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Safe space for girls

My GLOW counterpart and I had been wanting to do a session with the girls where we discussed puberty, nutrition, our bodies, and menstruation. 

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Andy and CPs

When discussing projects with the village council and school personnel, I suggested a Tilapia-farming project. 

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Amanda's Latrine Project team

The beginning of 2017 kicked off the implementation phase of my community’s Latrine Project. 

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