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Stories from Guatemala

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

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On preserving and sharing world cultures

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) Jeremy Wustner-Brown has gone from teaching English in rural Romania as a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) to working to preserve Mayan culture in his newest project.

Feed the Future Guatemala

Several times a year throughout rural Guatemala, the scene is the same. 

Channeling Peace Corps service, RPCV tackles Baltimore’s food deserts

During her service in San Sebastián, Guatemala, Charlotte Keniston saw impoverished families grapple with poor access to food. But it wasn’t until she returned from service in 2010 that she realized just how relevant food plights were to her own community.

We found love with Peace Corps Response

Jen likes to say that I rode into town on a white stallion. 

Peace Corps' responsibility for an AIDS-free generation

Last week, I traveled to Guatemala and visited with Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) Mark, Annie, Jessica and Nicole. 

Going to Guatemala to understand the American Dream

I grew up in rural Mexico and personally experienced the reasons my family chose to immigrate to the United States.