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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Youth Development Volunteer, Grace, gives us a look into what her housing situation is like while serving in Costa Rica. Enjoy her #PeaceCorpsHouseTour

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JumpStart is an intensive four-week long English Camp designed to empower students with the knowledge, academic skills and confidence to make a successful transition to high school. In 2020, PCVs hosted 20 camps throughout Costa Rica. Check out Mia's story.

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JumpStart is an intensive four-week long English Camp designed to empower students with the knowledge, academic skills and confidence to make a successful transition to high school. In 2020, Peace Corps Volunteers hosted 20 camps throughout Costa Rica. Let's hear from Sam.

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Discover how one Peace Corps Costa Rica Volunteer creates the perfect recipe for a community project.

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JumpStart is an intensive four-week long English Camp designed to empower students with the knowledge, academic skills and confidence to make a successful transition to high school. In 2020, Peace Corps Volunteers hosted 20 camps throughout Costa Rica. Let's hear from Ruby.

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Reporting from the dairy producing region of Costa Rica, PCV Maddie shares her #PeaceCorpsHome experience.

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PCV, Grant, facilitates a mentoring program to aid primary school graduates in their transition to secondary school.

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In Costa Rica, Volunteers are required to spend at least 9 months living with a host family: 3 months during Pre-service Training and 6 months after initial placement in site. PCV, Lauren, shares about what host family life is like after only one month in site.

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PCV, Lauren, shares insights on the dynamism of the relationship she has with one of her primary counterparts- Johnny.

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