Belize

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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Tiffany's Host Family - Belize

When I arrived at my site my host family asked me where I was from originally.

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Natalie Macias served as a health volunteer in Belize.

Joining the Peace Corps was a good fit for Natalie Macias because she grew up serving others. 

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Latrine under construction

When I first arrived in my village nearly two years ago, only about half of the village had a functional latrine and many of the existing latrines were in much need of renovation.

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Child Reading

Spanish is a strong part of the Mestizo culture, and I have loved speaking Spanish with the villagers for the past two years and expanding my vocabulary.

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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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Belize 50th reunion

In September 1964, 22 Peace Corps Volunteers landed in British Honduras (now Belize) to begin their two-year service.

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Morocco house

In Mongolia, you might live in a ger; in Swaziland, it could be a rondavel. Just as each Volunteer experience is different, so is each house. 

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Moldova Volunteer Albert Sou reading to kids

Beginning in 1986, I served as an early childhood teacher trainer in Haiti. 

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