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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Usually, when people think about their coming out story, it doesn’t involve being in a country where your identity and actions are punishable by law, but for me, it was the place where I felt most liberated.

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A man sits outside of a white ice cream shop. He is looking off camera and smiling.

Applying to serve with the Peace Corps comes with a lot of questions, especially for historically underrepresented populations. Here to answer some of these questions is Waldemar Robles, a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served in Morocco from 2013-2015.

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May is nationally recognized as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month.

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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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