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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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. Th

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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VIDEO: Hospitality in Morocco

Volunteer Matthew Rogers shares the tradition of tea in Morocco as key to hospitality.

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VIDEO: Highlighting hospitality in Morocco

Volunteer Young Kwon shares traditions of Moroccan hospitality.

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Nathan Chaput, Nepal

As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you'll likely have the chance to learn a new language during service — and you never know where that will lead you.

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How to make Moroccan mint tea

My first experience with Moroccan mint tea (atay bil naânaâ in Darija, or Moroccan Arabic) came not when I first arrived in Morocco, but when I first dined at a Moroccan restaurant some number of years ago.

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