Stories from Senegal

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

121–130 of 185 results

Sahara Desert, 1967

The first time I was sworn in as a Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) was in May 1965. Fifty years later I was sworn in as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Cotonou, Benin.

Read More
How I became a machete fisherman

There’s an old Jaxanke saying that I learned pretty early on in my service from one of my good friends, who really enjoyed saying it and laughing at my look of confusion: "Baadaalaa sigi, a me moxo kee somono tii." 

Read More