Madagascar

Stories from Madagascar

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

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mural7
Changing sites can be a scary prospect for any Volunteer. Luckily, Belén Godinez had a new site mate to steady the transition.
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EveProfile
"There's a turkey here that hates me!" says Eve Breckenridge, an Agriculture Volunteer serving in the central highlands of Madagascar. 
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Making Cultural Connections Through the Kitchen1

For many of the people in my community in rural Madagascar, I am the first African-Dominican they have met.

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breadmadagascar
The community would have been satisfied with fresh bread, but that was before Tropical Cyclone Enawo hit Madagascar’s east coast in March 2017.
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fruitsoftheseason

Few things are more particular to time and place than the fruits we eat, especially when living without paved roads or refrigerators. 

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WorldMapDiana

If you were to line up the Peace Corps Volunteers living in northern Madagascar, what would you see? 

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rain madagascar

Mother nature and I have been playing a game.

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Boot_Camp_2018_Madagascar_02
Anyone hoping for an expenses-paid vacation to Senegal would have been disappointed, but for Health Volunteer Anna Lehmann, the Malaria Bootcamp in Dakar was a chance to geek-out with other Volunteers serving across the African continent.  
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Lychee Tree

“Omeo lychee ai!”

“Give me lychees.”

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Tim Madecasse

‘Continuation of Service’ is a series of interviews between current Peace Corps Madagascar Volunteers and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who service in Madagascar has led them to careers which allow them to continue to carry out Peace Corps’ first goal: to help Madagascar meet their need for trained men and women.

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