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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Malaria TOT Diana

The first months of Diana’s service as a Health Volunteer were at the start of malaria season in southern Senegal. 

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Volunteer Spotlight -  Brian

Kids really do the darndest things, no matter where you are in the world.

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Jenna/Janelle Deforestation Training

“Early on, the forest here in Kolda… You could get up and go live there for a week without [anyone] having to bring food with you. There was so much food in the forest. There were so many trees...

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Devon Volunteer Spotlight

“Why would you stay another year?” “Don’t you miss being in the States and seeing your family?” “Aren’t you tired of the heat?” “Are you crazy?” 

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Reflecting on my two years in Peace Corps, there have been many ups and downs.

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This month, kids in communities all over Senegal are being introduced to their new favorite superhero, PaludisMan.

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Volunteer Spotlight - Grace Nagel

The exact anniversary of my arrival in Senegal is caught in a flux of space-time: I arrived on February 29, 2016, a leap year, so my anniversary occurred somewhere between February 28 and March 1, 2017.

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