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Stories from Ecuador

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

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Tori Jackson: What I learned applying to the Peace Corps

February 24, 2015 was a difficult day. 

Making my Peace Corps house a home

Those who have traveled to live, work or study abroad for an extended period of time understand how complicated the word “home” can become. 

Eat: Ecuadorian ceviche
Susan Studer-King

My husband and I served together in the Natural Resources/Habitat program.

Morocco house

In Mongolia, you might live in a ger; in Swaziland, it could be a rondavel. Just as each Volunteer experience is different, so is each house. 

Jessica and Khayla share their story as a same-sex couple in Ecuador.
Yi Peng

From the traditional (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah) to the fun (Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day) and the obscure (Roadkill Cook-off, Burning Man, the Gilroy Garlic Festival), Americans celebrate many different festivals with friends, family and strangers alike.

Breaking down barriers

Today is my last day in South America.