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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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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Volunteer Spotlight -  Brian

I had gotten my ticket already, checked in my bags, and walked to the stairs that led to Gate 11.

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Louga Soap Making

"...the volunteers learned that not only had the women sold all of the soap they had previously made, but had nearly sold out of the additional batches made on their own."

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