The Gambia

Stories from The Gambia

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

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A lesson on pumpkins, wastefulness and abundance from The Gambia

I think of pumpkins and can’t help but think of her. 

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SARJO: A Peace Corps The Gambia Anniversary Story

For 50 years, Peace Corps has been working alongside Gambians to make a sustainable, lasting impact in The Gambia.

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I first heard of the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools program and was immediately intrigued. 

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VIDEO: Hospitality in The Gambia

Volunteer Taylor Peliska gives us a taste of hospitality in The Gambia. 

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Peanuts

When you tell people you are going to the Peace Corps, they joke about all the things you like but won't be able to eat: “Better get your McDonald's, haha.” 

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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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Literacy Lab LGL

Happy International Education Week!

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reusable menstrual pads The Gambia

When Habbie first got her period, she was clueless about what was happening to her body.

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