Niger

Stories from Niger

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

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Jenn Clowers and Jane Moore visit a women's artisan co-op in Niger.

Jane Moore and Jennifer Clowers share a bond beyond that of mother and daughter. They both committed themselves to Peace Corps service—with about four decades in between.

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Heather Mangan

I couldn’t do the Peace Corps because I had student loans. I couldn’t do the Peace Corps because it would break my mother’s heart to leave for two years. I couldn’t do the Peace Corps because I was on a career path and volunteering would certainly disrupt my professional climb.

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Karen Showalter

The scents, emotions and images of my Peace Corps experience remain crisp in my mind, even as the years sneak by. 

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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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Meg Garlinghouse Niger

How one RPCV rediscovered her spirit of service and landed at LinkedIn for Good

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Woman cooking with moringa

“Figure out a way you can bring home what you learned in Peace Corps,” advises Lisa Curtis, a returned Peace Corps Volunteer and founder of Kuli Kuli, a business that makes nutrition bars out of moringa, a food grown in West Africa. This isn’t just advice she gives, it is a principle she lives by.

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