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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Discovering community: Aisha and Eid Al Fitr

During my first year and a half as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Settat, Morocco, I had an apartment on the southern edge of the city, not far from the highway that wound its way south along the long plateau to Marrakesh, about two hours away. 

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Morocco White House

A shock, a dream, a once in a lifetime opportunity for anyone, let alone for 44 girls from Morocco and Liberia. 

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Let Girls Learn in Morocco

There are some things we take for granted. 

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Let Girls Learn Morocco gender roles

Olivia has a favorite thing to say: "I don’t cook."

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Ramadan For The Senses

This is our third Ramadan in Morocco. 

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Morocco tangerines

1. The hospitality—The hospitality of people here is incredible!

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in school i learned

The Peace Corps recently partnered with First Lady Michelle Obama and other government agencies to launch Let Girls Learn, an initiative aimed at raising awareness and implementing programming to promote and support girls' education. 

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Morocco girls file

“One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.” — Malala Yousafzai

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Skydiving home: Thoughts on returning from service

Coming home after the Peace Corps is a lot like skydiving, except pulling the parachute only becomes an option moments before you hit the ground.

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