Stories from Mexico

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

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Mahima Mahadevan and her counterpart in Mexico.

I can still feel my stomach knot up when someone reads my name out loud for the first time. It takes me back to being a kid, growing up in a white, working-class suburb of Detroit and hearing the teacher take a long pause upon seeing my name on the attendance list.

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Several Nepalese women and one American volunteer, all in colorful clothing, sit together on a porch reading and smiling.

From rural villages to busy cities, women are the backbone of society. They are health care professionals, local organizers, inventive entrepreneurs, sustainability-minded farmers and dedicated educators.

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Learning English in Mexico

As an English for Technical and Academic Purposes Volunteer in Mexico, Jennifer Speier focuses on teaching English at a polytechnic university.

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Corn Tortillas

In Mexico, there is an illustrious gastronomic legacy that is synonymous with culture and tradition. 

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11 interesting volunteer opportunities for 12 months or less

Peace Corps Response offers volunteer opportunities for experienced professionals to serve in communities around the world. 

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Carolyn and two ITESI students search the trees for birds in the state of Guanajuato, Mexico.

Binoculars, lunch, water, hat and sunscreen. Check! 

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With a solar flashlight charging my iPhone – a great example of a small portable microgrid Photo by Lincoln Turner, PCM18
After working 30+ years in the energy field, I was especially attracted to an “Energy Market Specialist – Microgrids” job description.
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