Stories from Morocco

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

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Dylan Thompson_5

Just over two years ago, in February 2017, my wife Jacqueline and I booked flights to Morocco to spend 10 days exploring the country. Morocco had been on our radar of places to visit, so when the opportunity presented itself, we jumped on it.

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6 counterparts we're thankful for

When a Peace Corps Volunteer arrives in their host community, they’re paired with a counterpart.

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Teaching Korean language and culture class at a local association

As a Korean American who grew up both in the U.S. and Korea, I have continuously asked myself, “Where do I belong?”

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dates, hardboiled eggs and other snacks on a table

Most people in my site know that I’m not Muslim.

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Brandon Keith is a Peace Corps Volunteer in Indonesia.

One of the goals of Peace Corps service is to promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served.

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Reda Dihimine and Peace Corps Volunteer Samir.

When I was 14, I heard that an American Peace Corps Volunteer was teaching English classes in my town, Amizmiz, situated in the high Atlas Mountains of Morocco.

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The craft activity at my daughter’s school when I was teaching the kids about Moroccan culture and the holiday of Ramadan. The kids had to find their name in Arabic letters (which go from right to left) before gluing mosaic tiles on their picture frame to represent Moroccan zellij (tilework).

When my husband, JK, and I were Peace Corps Volunteers in Morocco, we quickly became immersed in the routines and traditions that go with living in a Muslim country. 

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