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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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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Time and time again I heard similar frustrations at my site: members in the community struggled to feed their children and to find the money for their children’s school fees.  

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Growing myself in Peace Corps Response

For many years I knew that the Peace Corps would be a wonderful experience for me. 

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Teaching students to question the world around them inspires critical thinking outside of the classroom and creates space for empowerment. 

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Serving in Liberia is fulfilling my childhood goal of giving back to my homeland of Africa.

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