Stories from Jamaica

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

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Guatemala smile

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

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peace corps patch in space

As any Peace Corps Volunteer knows, there can be a lot of downtime during your service. Meetings are late, people don’t show up to events they said they would, no one comes to school on a rainy day, time is just… slower.

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Kelvin Grant Jamaica

I grew up in Prince George’s County, Maryland, a predominantly Black county right outside of Washington, D.C. 

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DIY Peace Corps life hacks you need to see

Limited resources and supplies in a Volunteer's country of service means a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) can’t just run to the corner store to pick up a needed object or item. 

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Kevin Fath Jamaica

My experience while serving as a Peace Corps agribusiness adviser in Jamaica provided me with unique opportunities to learn, engage and research at the community level.

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Two years in Jamaica: words of wisdom for new PCVs

We’ve started to hear from the incoming group of Volunteers who are starting their training for Jamaica in this month. It’s an exciting time for them.

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Moldova Volunteer Albert Sou reading to kids

Beginning in 1986, I served as an early childhood teacher trainer in Haiti. 

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