Stories from Tanzania

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

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Volunteering with the Peace Corps isn't easy, but collaboration and inspiration can come from the most unexpected places.

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Ever since I was a kid, I thought about joining the Peace Corps.

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May is nationally recognized as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month.

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Pamela Watkins

Though they represent less than 5% of the overall Volunteer population, Americans over the age of 50 are a valuable asset to the Peace Corps community.

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11 interesting volunteer opportunities for 12 months or less

Peace Corps Response offers volunteer opportunities for experienced professionals to serve in communities around the world. 

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Jeanette Sasek 2

In Tanzania, approximately 90% of households use either charcoal or firewood as cooking fuel. 

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Dapolito 03

Zabroni, my committed counterpart, and I began facilitating a nutrition Training of Trainers with four women in our village. 

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To my 200-plus midwifery students — you know who you are — this is dedicated to you and all that you have taught me during my ten months as a visitor in your beautiful country. I hope you recognize how truly special each and every one of you are.  

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