Stories from Nicaragua

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

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Carson Twiss, Guatemala

¿Hablas español? Use your language skills as you live, learn and serve in a community overseas.

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VIDEO: ChatSalud in Nicaragua

ChatSalud is an SMS-based health information service that any Nicaraguan with a phone can access thanks to Peace Corps Nicaragua Volunteer Nishant Kishore and his community

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Why Peace Corps LGBTQ Safe Zone trainings are so important

As the coordinator of the Sexuality Training Awareness and Response (STAR) Peace Corps Volunteer committee in Nicaragua, I train and support staff and Volunteers on LGBTQ issues.

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Celebrating "A Woman Who Is Changing My Life"

To celebrate International Women's Day, World Wise Schools did our part by hosting a webinar entitled “A Woman Who is Changing My Life” to engage middle schools in America with Peace Corps Volunteers and their inspiring female counterparts in Ukraine and Nicaragua. 

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7 ways you can engage with the world through Peace Corps

The most obvious way to engage with the world through Peace Corps is to serve as a Volunteer.

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love marriage and peace corps

The village where I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanzania was poor by every standard. But oh my, did they know how to throw a great party.

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Building bonds over banana bread

The first time my sitemate and I made banana bread at my house, we decided to share with the rest of the neighborhood. Veronika was on our list.

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Peace Corps blogging

As countries around the world seek to advance and connect, Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) of the 21st century have access to technology than their predecessors never dreamed of. 

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