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Stories from El Salvador

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

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Dewey in a Thai classroom

We are celebrating Pride Month by sharing the voices, experiences, and insights of members of the Peace Corps’ LGBTQI+ community.

View of Lake Guija from a boat

Briony ‘Bri’ Seoane has mastered the art of multitasking. She serves as chief mission officer for the San Francisco Bay Area’s Ronald McDonald House Charities by day and shuttles her 8-year-old daughter to dance rehearsal by night.

Paul Menard

In honor of Older Americans Month, the Peace Corps commends those who defy expectations of age and pursue the next chapter of their lives by making a difference overseas.

As a returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), the idea of holding a Peace Corps Day at my school sounded very appealing.

Jamie Albrecht El Salvador

I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in El Salvador from 2011–13. I wrote some rules for myself a bit before departure. I just found them buried in a box of personal treasures.

Corps to Career Vayando

Jason Seagle and Scott Wilhelm both served as Peace Corps Volunteers in El Salvador. Today they are co-founders of Vayando.

“I have been transformed”

What does a butterfly have to do with serving in the Peace Corps? As a Peace Corps Response Volunteer from July 2014 to March 2015, I had the opportunity to raise thousands of butterflies for an exhibit in El Salvador.

Sara Lopez El Salvador

Across the globe this week, Peace Corps is joining organizations celebrating International Education Week, which aims to increase global competencies to create a competitive workforce, and highlights the benefits and value of a high-quality education and study abroad programs.