Stories from Georgia

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

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Mothers and Daughters Doing Activity Together

I grew up attending my mother’s annual Mother Daughter conference that she held for Latina women and their daughters. 

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Arts organization lifts women to launch their entrepreneurial careers

I am a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in a settlement for internally displaced persons in Georgia.

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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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Health, fitness and girls basketball

Last year, my director told me that the girls at our school had a strong desire to play basketball. 

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Nyassa Kollie, Malawi

We asked Peace Corps Volunteers, "What do you wish Americans knew about your country of service?"

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Some may say that “not all superheroes wear capes,” but that certainly rings true for Peace Corps Volunteers who impact lives overseas every day.

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we all need a home

There are so many ways to put Home into images – favorite sayings, stories, songs, photos and video. I tried to think about how to express my feeling of “home” here in Georgia, without exactly comparing it to my home in the U.S., my last Peace Corps home in Ghana or anywhere else I have been in the world, for a week or months.

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Peter Ter Azerbaijan

I was born into civil war. The civil war in Sudan lasted 21 years until South Sudan achieved independence on July 9, 2011. I came to the United States as one of the so-called “Lost Boys of Sudan.”

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