El Salvador

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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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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“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.

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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.

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