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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Guatemala smile

Sometimes all it takes is one smile to make a Volunteer feel right at home.

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Improving rice farming in Madagascar
Nathaniel Delafield

Peace Corps service teaches you so much about yourself, and it challenges you to get through situations that you might simply avoid in other contexts. 

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VIDEO: What did learning a language do for you?

You’re probably familiar with Spanish and French, but what about Sesotho, Malagasy, Khmer or Thai?

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Jessie Beck teaching

It’s hard to know what to expect as a Peace Corps Volunteer. So when I was nearing the end of my two years of service in Madagascar as an Education Volunteer, I reminisced about the things I wish I had known before my departure.

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VIDEO: Stomping out malaria goes local

Volunteers are making a difference for people in host communities by working across Africa to prevent malaria, educate and support people who are afflicted or at risk. 

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