Nepal

Stories from Nepal

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

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This is the first in a series of Q&As with returned Peace Corps Volunteers who identify as first-generation college students and/or new Americans. Learn how they navigated the challenges of the decision-making process and service abroad.

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Picture of Doctor Bishnu Maya Pariyar

I was brought into the world destined for disadvantage and lifelong discrimination.

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One Small Himalayan Village secures their future through investment in fruit tree diversification and Orchard Establishment.

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Green hills in Nepal

In a sweltering training hall, Sarita wanders among rows of women bent over the colorful kurtas that she is teaching them to sew.

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Rice planting in rural Nepal is perhaps the most significant agricultural event of the year.

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I met my didi early on in my service at the 7 a.m. weekly Saturday meetings held in the center of my village. 

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Participants of the Intensive Management and Improved Genetics in Goats workshop gather outside for a photo.

As a Peace Corps Volunteer, there are myriad challenges to overcome.

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Peace Corps Volunteers help Feed the Future

Imagine a world without hunger...

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Kiwi Plantation Training

The District of Lamjung is suffering from what the local agricultural technicians term "citrus decline." According to local residents, the area used to have healthy citrus orchards, from which many farmers obtained both improved nutrition from eating and income from selling fruit. 

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