Stories from Philippines

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

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Pamela Watkins

Though they represent less than 5% of the overall Volunteer population, Americans over the age of 50 are a valuable asset to the Peace Corps community.

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Charles Reilly with students in the Philippines

My assignment was working as a rural development specialist.

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David Schopler served with the Peace Corps in the Philippines before he became an officer in the SEAL Teams, where he current

Veterans Day is a special day for me, as I am able to reflect on two great influences in my life: the Peace Corps and the U.S. Navy. 

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11 interesting volunteer opportunities for 12 months or less

Peace Corps Response offers volunteer opportunities for experienced professionals to serve in communities around the world. 

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Sharing my Peace Corps experience with military kids abroad

I think any one of us would be excited to visit family and friends over the holidays.

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A teacher helps a student during computer class in Guyana

Are you an experienced STEM professional?

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At 66, I’m still learning and grateful

“You’re giving the students nosebleeds,” a Bohol Island State University (BISU) colleague told me.

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