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Stories from Indonesia

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

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Mitchell Hauser My Indonesian home

Rumah Indonesia saya means 'my Indonesian home.'

commute jordan

Peace Corps Volunteers trek through mountains, deserts, fields, rainforests and rivers to get to their service sites. Here’s what commuting looks like for 11 Volunteers and returned Volunteers around the world.

Guatemala smile

Sometimes all it takes is one smile to make a Volunteer feel right at home.

I’m a stutterer. That’s not an easy thing for me to say, figuratively or literally. Talking about stuttering has always brought out the worst of it, so stuttering has been in the category of “things I never want to talk about” for quite some time now.

Lesotho sunrise

Whether you're a Volunteer in Cameroon or Cambodia, Jamaica or Georgia, Tonga or Togo, there is one constant of Peace Corps service: you're going to see some pretty awesome sunrises.

things you thought were universal

When moving to a new country, you expect the big cultural changes. But it’s the little ones you never saw coming that completely throw you off.

I have a clear memory of a friend of a friend grilling me about why I would drop my life to do something as stupid as joining the Peace Corps.