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.

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Upon arriving to his village in northern Senegal, Peace Corps Volunteer Conor was struck by two things: the people, kind and resilient, and the heat, dry and persistent.

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Nearly 80 Edison students wrote stories in French for elementary students in Senegal and art students at the school illustrat

Over summer vacation, Peace Corps Senegal Volunteer Rachel Wallace observed that school-aged children in her village were frequently watching soap operas or soccer matches on television.

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Ian Thompson, a current Volunteer and Anderson’s son, joined the presentation virtually with about 15 of his students from hi

Middle school students at State College of Florida Collegiate School (SCFCS) recently got an inside look into the Peace Corps experience.  

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Eric Workpartners with Disabilities

It is seven in the morning and the temperature is already 100 degrees Fahrenheit in the Bakel sun.

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Parker Well Garden

My story begins with discussion on my role as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

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Samba Ndiaye put the finishing touches on the last of 16 new latrines last April. 

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Peace Corps Volunteers help Feed the Future

Imagine a world without hunger...

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