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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The Maua Mazuri girls graduating with district officials and all!

Usawa means equality in Swahili.

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Nathan Chaput, Nepal

As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you'll likely have the chance to learn a new language during service — and you never know where that will lead you.

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7 current openings where you can serve with your sweetheart

Serving in the Peace Corps alongside your partner or spouse can have advantages

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Tanzania Library Build

In 2005, I arrived at my site in Tanzania ready to change the world. 

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Passion for global health brings couple to Tanzania

Olivia had just finished working in Kenya and Jason had just returned from India when they met as juniors in college where she was studying nursing and he was preparing for medical school. 

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Emily Hoppes Menstrual Hygiene Day

As an education Volunteer in Tanzania (2012-15), I grew very close to some of the girls at my school.

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lessons from a doctor

Since July, I have been a Peace Corps Volunteer with the Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) program, working with Seed Global Health and a busy district hospital in northwestern Tanzania. My husband, David, and I moved into a cozy home recently and embraced our new adventure together. 

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love marriage and peace corps

The village where I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Tanzania was poor by every standard. But oh my, did they know how to throw a great party.

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7 things I wish I'd known about being a GHSP Volunteer

In the blink of an eye, a year is over. 

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Attitude and education: The keys to successful nurse midwifery

I have been a nurse for over 40 years, but after teaching nurse midwifery this year in Tanzania, International Day of the Midwife (May 5), National Student Nurses Day (May 8) and International Nurses Day (May 12) all held a different meaning for me.

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