Stories from Namibia

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

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I believe that older Americans are better prepared for Peace Corps and have huge advantages while serving abroad.

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Pamela Watkins

Though they represent less than 5% of the overall Volunteer population, Americans over the age of 50 are a valuable asset to the Peace Corps community.

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Eunice Lee 2

I’m not a perfect gal. I’m not the prettiest, nor the smartest, nor the most fit. To be quite frank, there’s really nothing I can be considered “the best” at.

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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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Clarice with her Namibian mother and sisters at their house.

During my pre-service training, I spent three weeks living in a village in Oshana Region, learning Oshikwanyama and practicing teaching science.

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The learners at the primary school in my village prepare for a dance competition.

As a college student, I made sure I never missed out on anything.

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My host siblings and I using extra equipment found around our homestead to create a fence for our soon to be garden.

I enjoy gardening.

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snow in the desert namibia

How do you select gifts for a family you’ve never met?

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