Peace Corps’ Virtual Service provides a unique opportunity for U.S. citizens to donate their services and collaborate online with counterparts abroad on short-term projects. Early pilot participants were also returned Peace Corps Volunteers and for many, engaging online with dedicated counterparts inspired them to serve once more in person.
HIV has impacted many lives in South
Africa, both directly and indirectly. I discovered this during my pre-service training and I’ve noticed it more and more during my time working as a health Volunteer.
At her retirement party, Lynne Newlon thought she was saying goodbye to her 30-year career in public service. For her, retirement meant more time at home with family and friends and finally tackling the stubborn home projects she had put off for years.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and the Peace Corps is especially proud to recognize the work and contributions of all of our AAPI Volunteers do to spread peace around the world.