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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old philippines photo

Peace Corps took me to the Philippines, and my time there is now a pastiche of events and experiences, some faded, others are as vivid as they day they happened.

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Four people standing in front of building and smiling

Working one-on-one with self-motivated faculty and with students who wanted to learn how to do research will be the most rewarding aspect of the Peace Corps Response experience.

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A Volunteer in 1964 stands with her visiting father in the Philippine village.

When I arrived in the Philippines, another Trainee and I were assigned to a small barrio six hours by bus from Manila. Our new home was a tiny fishing village.

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A young woman smiles and holds her sun in crystal clear ocean waters

“When a pandemic alters daily life patterns for all of humanity, it also impacts our fish stocks, our protected areas, and our endangered species - some for the better and others for the worse.”

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Julia eating and celebrating with her host family

Working with the enthusiastic and loving teachers in Georgia reminded me why I became an educator.

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