Mongolia

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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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.

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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.

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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?"

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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. 

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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. 

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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