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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Throughout orientation, I continually wondered where I would be assigned?

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Malaria Carnival Joni

“I will never go to graduate school… I am done with school and won’t need it…” 

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When I moved to my site,  I was expecting my students to have very little background knowledge in biology.

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Morocco White House

A shock, a dream, a once in a lifetime opportunity for anyone, let alone for 44 girls from Morocco and Liberia. 

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Rebecca Monnier Liberia

After the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, Rebecca Monnier is getting her second chance at being a Peace Corps Volunteer in Liberia.

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Jeremie Gluckman-Picard served as an education Volunteer in China from 2014 to 2016.

When serving abroad, all Peace Corps Volunteers face challenges of new living arrangements, novel foods and different attitudes.

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Let Girls Learn Camp GLOW

In June 2015, the Peace Corps returned to Liberia through Peace Corps Response to help rebuild communities in the wake of the Ebola epidemic. 

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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.

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When back is the only way forward Liberia

Returning to Liberia after being evacuated in 2014 was the easiest decision I have ever made. 

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