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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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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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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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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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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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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radishes madagascar

Success tastes crisp, peppery, and spicy. Or at least it does today.

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latrine madagascar

Peace Corps Volunteer Michael is working with his community in Madagascar to change the way people see poop. He’d prefer if they didn’t see it at all.

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