Botswana

Stories from Botswana

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

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writing poem

In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness month, Peace Corps Botswana Driver Thobo Tomeltso has penned this poem on the devastating impact gender based violence has on communities and people across Botswana and the world.

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An invited presenter explains the technical aspects of his job as a Pharmacy Technician

But those moments—moments that can dishearten the patient, overwork the staff, and burden the system—are not as hopeless as one might think. The moments of “ga gona” are on the decline! 

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Juby Peacock wanted to honor her friend and former Peace Corps Volunteer Daniella Montemarano in a special way. Listen to her moving message here.

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Literacy Lab LGL

Happy International Education Week!

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Bettie Anderson

While most try to remember that they should never take life for granted, Bettie Anderson of Chesapeake, Va., chooses to live by that principle. 

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As a returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), the idea of holding a Peace Corps Day at my school sounded very appealing.

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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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'Re mmogo!' The White House, Peace Corps and you -- together we can map Botswana

Re mmogo: “We are together.” This was the theme of the recent Peace Corps Botswana All Volunteer Conference. 

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City Year to Peace Corps: How a 4th Grader Taught Me Commitment

I moved to the East Valley of San Jose soon after graduating college and began working at the grassroots level of education policy. 

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