Panama

Stories from Panama

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

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Cambodia water project

Around the globe, Peace Corps Volunteers work with local counterparts to design and implement safe, affordable and sustainable water and sanitation projects.

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8 volunteer opportunities for creative types

Did you know you can serve in the Peace Corps as a music teacher or animation specialist? 

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As a returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), the idea of holding a Peace Corps Day at my school sounded very appealing.

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Panama Let Girls Learn soccer camp

The first Let Girls Learn project in Panama, a girls’ empowerment and soccer camp, was a huge success! 

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Bhoj Rai served as an agriculture Volunteer in Panama.

When 13-year-old Bhoj Rai learned he’d be moving from the remote mountains of eastern Nepal to America, he was thrilled. 

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Kasey Harlos

We asked these trainees to share the most important item they packed for their Peace Corps service in Panama.

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A spirit for service, from Florida to Panama

He once traversed the country accompanying the University of Florida basketball and football teams, but now Charles Kramer is settled in Panama as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

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Moldova Volunteer Albert Sou reading to kids

Beginning in 1986, I served as an early childhood teacher trainer in Haiti. 

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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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