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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Returned Volunteers leverage Peace Corps service to improve communities at home.

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Two Gambian women sit outside at a market selling oranges.

My project as an Agriculture Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia, West Africa is to teach gardening and tree planting methods to students in grades seven through twelve.

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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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