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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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Take a look at seven Volunteer positions you can apply for today that are dedicated to strengthening health systems.

Girl laying on hospital bed with several students surrounding and looking at her

Utilize your skills to educate emerging health care professionals and improve health care systems with Peace Corps Response.

Four adult people stand infront of a crowd of Tanzanian school children holding malaria net materials.

Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Lincoln Law. You can read this blog in its original form

February is nationally recognized as African American History Month.

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“We Are All Responsible For Protecting Young Women And Adolescent Girls From Hiv, From Policy-Makers To Community Leaders. We Need To Identify Men As Role Models To Mentor Young Men.” - Khanya Mabuza

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A father is like a tree trunk, a mother the branches and the leaves, their children stand in their shade safe and secure.


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.

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.


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

An American woman digs in the dirt with her fellow Senegalese friends

Agriculture Volunteers lead grassroots efforts to fight hunger.

VIDEO: A day in the life in Tanzania
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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In Tanzania, approximately 90% of households use either charcoal or firewood as cooking fuel. 

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

Youth Health Room Under Construction
In August of 2016 my counterpart Edwin approached me with an idea of building an adolescent-friendly health room at our clinic.