Dominican Republic

Stories from Dominican Republic

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

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Lucia's backyard in the DR

I live in a rural mountain community on the border of the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

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Ray Sanchez 3

I applied to the Peace Corps thinking about my mom, who has always been a source of inspiration to me.

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Carson Twiss, Guatemala

¿Hablas español? Use your language skills as you live, learn and serve in a community overseas.

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Mountain village view, Río Limpio, La República Dominicana, 2017

What follows is a sketch of an "average" day in my life as a community economic development Volunteer in the rural Dominican Republic.

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Cambodia water project

Around the globe, Peace Corps Volunteers work with local counterparts to design and implement safe, affordable and sustainable water and sanitation projects.

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Nathan Chaput, Nepal

As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you'll likely have the chance to learn a new language during service — and you never know where that will lead you.

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7 current openings where you can serve with your sweetheart

Serving in the Peace Corps alongside your partner or spouse can have advantages

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Celebrating with my Dominican best friend on her birthday!

When it comes to relationships, whether personal or professional, trust is an important factor. 

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people who influenced my service

At my Close of Service conference, we were asked to reflect on the people from our communities who have influenced our service. I decided to take the idea and run with it, so I’m going to introduce you to some of the people from my community who have in some way impacted my Peace Corps service.

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