Stories from Micronesia

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

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The Nahnmwarki (sitting in chair) and others with lesser titles.

We received a phone call from the Chief of Elementary Education for Pohnpei schools on Friday evening asking if we were available on Saturday to attend a “Kamadipw en Wahu,” or festival of respect.

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Indonesia sunrise

Rise with the sun.

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Peace Corps Week Group Challenge Winner - Village

Emily Pesek Coast and I were neighbors and occasional collaborators during our Peace Corps Volunteer service in Palau. 

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How to make coconut oil

Who remembers the movie "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"?

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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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Morocco house

In Mongolia, you might live in a ger; in Swaziland, it could be a rondavel. Just as each Volunteer experience is different, so is each house. 

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Lesotho sunrise

Whether you're a Volunteer in Cameroon or Cambodia, Jamaica or Georgia, Tonga or Togo, there is one constant of Peace Corps service: you're going to see some pretty awesome sunrises.

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Moldova Volunteer Albert Sou reading to kids

Beginning in 1986, I served as an early childhood teacher trainer in Haiti. 

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