Liberia

Stories from Liberia

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

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Two people in front of board with googles conducting science experiment

I wanted to do more than teach students — I wanted to train teachers who would continue to reach students after I left.

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A Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia in the early 1970s.

Ultimately, my staff employment at Peace Corps greatly influenced my decision to become a Volunteer. In June of 1971, I received my college degree. In July I left for Philadelphia to join a group of other Trainees.

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A Black woman leans on a school desk, smiling in front of her students, who are working on an assignment in the background

HBCUs, or historically Black colleges and universities, are an important component of Black history in the United States.

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Girl laying on hospital bed with several students surrounding and looking at her

Utilize your skills to educate emerging health care professionals and improve health care systems with Peace Corps Response.

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Most Peace Corps Volunteers serve in one community for two years. I am now twenty months into my service in Liberia as an Education Volunteer. . . and living at my third site.

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Last year over 8200 students and 800 teachers in Liberia learned phonics from the Let’s Read! program.

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It is no surprise that Gender Equity is a global issue.

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During Peace Corps’ history, the Boston metropolitan area has consistently ranked as one of the top Volunteer-producing areas in the nation.

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Joni says her house in Liberia is much more than a place to eat and sleep. It's home.

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Peace Corps Volunteers come to service with a wide variety of skills, perspectives and life experiences.

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