Costa Rica

Stories from Costa Rica

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

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RPCVs speak to a Girl Scout troop during World Thinking Day

For World Thinking Day, I challenged returned Peace Corps Volunteers to share stories about leadership with my Girl Scout troop.

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Building community amongst local youth through volleyball!

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Painting between the lines leads to new discoveries beyond Costa Rican borders!

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Two years of cultural immersion certainly has some (tasty) perks!

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PCVs team-up to host a week-long empowerment camp for women in their communities!

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PCV Alex B. shares his experience transitioning into life as a Peace Corps Volunteer and finding his bearings in his community of service.

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PCV Elizabeth shares her experience working across sectors to address local community needs for youth development programs.

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Local community counterparts play an integral role in supporting Peace Corps Volunteers in site.

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TEFL Volunteer Brendan shares his experience working with his local counterpart to create important learning opportunities for women in his community.

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