Mexico

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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Volunteer Cassidy Pearson and collaborators pose on top of the 50,000 liter capacity water cistern.

Between 2018 and 2020, the United States Agency for International Development´s Small Project Assistance program (USAID SPA) funded 10 Volunteers and their local partners to build 96 rainwater harvesting systems across 9 municipalities in 4 states, significantly increasing community-level resiliency.

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For #PeaceCorpsWeek, we are featuring stories of Volunteers who have interesting ties to the agency. Costa Rica PCV, Kirby, comes from a long line of Peace Corps Volunteers.

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Students, Volunteer Christine Cieslak, Noemi Cedeño González and staff NIcole Salgado

Environmental events strengthen students’ and community members’ learning beyond the classroom and build community relationships fundamental to a satisfying service.

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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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