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.

1–10 of 49 results

Woman in blue shirt surrounded by school children from Panama

Peace Corps Response sends Volunteers on highly specialized assignments for 12 months or less. If you have a background in teaching English as a foreign language, special education, or developing training materials, these might be the positions for you!

Read More
Erin Mone, Mary Quijano, and Colleen (Mone) Hardy

I want to share not only what World Wise Schools has meant to me and my students but how the program has enriched my personal life as well.

Read More
Enter alt text

When classes get suspended, English Education Volunteer, Megan, gets creative with her unexpected free time.

Read More
Talamanca 1.png

Before completing his 2-year Peace Corps service, PCV Collin reflects on his time living in an indigenous community.

Read More
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.

Read More
Volleyball 1.png

Building community amongst local youth through volleyball!

Read More
Mural Project 1.png

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

Read More
CR Food 1.png

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

Read More
Paige 6.png

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

Read More
Alex B. 2

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

Read More