Ethiopia

Stories from Ethiopia

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

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Paris Nunn Ethiopia story

When entering Peace Corps service, a Volunteer envisions herself "saving the world." I think most of us do not really know what we are getting into when we are volunteering abroad.

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VIDEO: Happiness in Ethiopia

In Ethiopia, this is happiness, says Peace Corps Ethiopia Volunteer Kirsten Kuwatani.

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English teacher in Ethiopia

Yohannes carefully drove over what appeared to be a fallow field in Tigray. We bumped along toward what we were told is the high school compound. 

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Legacy Project: Berhane Daba

Stricken with polio, Berhane Daba was taken in by Peace Corps Ethiopia Volunteer Mary. 

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Katrina Johnston

“This is the moment when the world sees that I am held back by every problem, and I am key to all solutions.” – The Girl Declaration

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Shortly after 8:00 a.m., we begin our journey south to Hailey's town. 

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City Year was an invaluable, life-changing experience for me.

City Year was an invaluable, life-changing experience for me.

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Technology is a fickle thing.

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blogging in ethiopia

It’s not easy blogging from a country where Peace Corps Volunteers have infrequent access to slow internet service. But Jennifer Klein and Joshua Cook, a Volunteer couple serving in Ethiopia and recent winners of Peace Corps’ Blog It Home competition, think blogging is well worth the effort. 

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