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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Priya and host family

When I signed up for the Peace Corps, I knew I was going to miss a lot of holidays and family events back in the United States. 

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Here, school students in Nepal pack out tree seedlings.

Peace Corps Volunteer Steven Fosher recently completed a tree plantation project in his Nepali community that reached 2,000 people, planting 12,000 trees. 

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Lesotho sunrise

Whether you're a Volunteer in Cameroon or Cambodia, Jamaica or Georgia, Tonga or Togo, there is one constant of Peace Corps service: you're going to see some pretty awesome sunrises.

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Heading to Nepal — in 1962

At just 18 years old, Jane Gore packed her bags, said goodbye to her friends, family and classmates at the University of Illinois, and headed to Washington, D.C., to begin training as part of the first group of Nepal Peace Corps Volunteers. 

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3 ways Peace Corps Volunteers are feeding the future

One of the harder things many Volunteers have to get used to is hunger among people in their host communities – hunger not just as a theory but as a regular reality. 

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