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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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Anthony Trujillo Mongolia

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, Anthony Trujillo discusses how his experience living and working as a Native American in Mongolia helped to fortify his identity. 

City Year to Peace Corps: My first steps into the international community

What brought me to City Year and the Peace Corps in Mongolia was that I have always been interested in giving back and helping people. 

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. 

girls soccer Tanzania

Live Your Goals is a slogan of the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015. However, "living your goals" is more of a dream than a reality for millions of girls globally.

Yi Peng

From the traditional (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah) to the fun (Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day) and the obscure (Roadkill Cook-off, Burning Man, the Gilroy Garlic Festival), Americans celebrate many different festivals with friends, family and strangers alike.

Eva Riddick Mongolia basketball

How do you make the transition from Division 1 college basketball player to Peace Corps Mongolia Volunteer? Simple. Trade in your sneakers, shorts, jersey and teammates for a Bactrian camel, subarctic thermal gear and amazing host country community members.

Esayas Peace Corps

My name is Esayas Wureta. From 2008 to 2010, I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mongolia as a school social worker.

Moldova Volunteer Albert Sou reading to kids

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