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Stories from Mongolia

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

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Darlene Grant In Mongolia
Ashley Baek-Mongolia Winter
Ashley Baek during Christmas celebration in Mongolia
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Peace Corps service can help you launch your career. Whether you are one month post-service or 10 years, there are many benefits, tools, and resources available to returned Volunteers.

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The Peace Corps offers a wide variety of service opportunities abroad.

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There are so many people around the world who want to learn English but lack the resources.


Volunteering with the Peace Corps isn't easy, but collaboration and inspiration can come from the most unexpected places.

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Mongolia is a land of staggering extremes – from the barren Gobi in the south to the lush Taiga in the north; from the harsh, frigid winters to the mild, pleasant summers; from the astounding privilege of the capital city to the extreme poverty of the countryside.

VIDEO: Highlighting home in Mongolia
Thet Htar Win is a secondary education Volunteer in Mongolia.

We all have different experiences during our Peace Corps service. 

Ashley Baek

My dream to one day serve in the Peace Corps started as a seventh grader in Ms. Watson’s social studies class. 

VIDEO: Hospitality in Mongolia

Mongolia Volunteer Anna Buchanan shows us hospitality in the city and in the countryside. 

Nyassa Kollie, Malawi

We asked Peace Corps Volunteers, "What do you wish Americans knew about your country of service?"

Singing from Mozambique to Mongolia

I’m so proud!! I’m totally having a teacher moment right now.

Jennifer Myung Mongolia

Before I left for my country of service, I read dozens and dozens of Peace Corps blogs, partly out of boredom but mostly out of anxious excitement. 

Mongolia Mountains

For 25 years, Peace Corps Volunteers have been living and serving in Mongolia, working side-by-side with partners in their communities, and making a difference.

The Good Father Project, Mongolia

Globally, over 62 million girls are not in school. Many more are fighting to stay there – and a good dad can make all the difference.

VIDEO: What does happiness mean in Mongolia?

This short video by Peace Corps Mongolia Volunteer Marcus Keely explores what "happiness" means to Mongolians of all ages and backgrounds. People at the market, in their homes, outside school and on the street were asked, "What is happiness?"