Stories from Mali

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

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A Peace Corps Volunteer sits next to a woman in Mali.

I tell the man that my family has no problems; that the village slept well, that we have peace. I inquire about his family, his wife, his children, and his village. I ask his surname. I wish him peace.

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Stephanie Scribner in her classroom

World Wise Schools has been an invigorating part of my classroom for the past 20 years.

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The road to my village in Sierra Leone

As I begin graduate school at Yale studying environmental management and African studies, my mind can’t help but wander back to West Africa. 

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On Global Handwashing Day, raise a hand for hygiene

Peace Corps Volunteers around the world are preparing to celebrate Global Handwashing Day with their communities on October 15. 

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Bill Huffman

In 2011 at age 57, I took a sabbatical from my engineering career to re-join the Peace Corps, serving three years in Mali and Cameroon.

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