Madeline and Clint Kellner discovered during their in-person volunteer service in Guatemala a benefit of going as a couple – your partner serves as an additional support system. After returning to the United States, the two decided to serve again but, due to COVID-19, Madeline and Clint were forced to leave Peru after only 10 weeks.
The couple credits the supportive Peace Corps post staff as one of the reasons they remained committed to serving South American counterparts through virtual service. Madeline and Clint have since returned to …
The work of a Peace Corps Volunteer varies
based on their assigned project, the volunteer’s prior experiences, and of
course, the community one is placed in. It is perhaps the latter that affects
our work the most.
After six months of fervent planning, collaborating and excitement, the first day of the inaugural Campamento Lucero: Girls’ Empowerment Camp had finally come, involving participants representing eight different communities across the municipality of Aguacatán.