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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Several Nepalese women and one American volunteer, all in colorful clothing, sit together on a porch reading and smiling.

From rural villages to busy cities, women are the backbone of society. They are health care professionals, local organizers, inventive entrepreneurs, sustainability-minded farmers and dedicated educators.

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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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