Togo

Stories from Togo

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

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On May 19, Peace Corps held this year’s second installment of the Thought Leaders Forum, featuring three returned Peace Corps Volunteers who are leaders in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).

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My religious beliefs center around service to others and following the example of Jesus Christ, who helped those in need.

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A young woman riding a camel in the desert

In 1964, I was a junior at the University of Utah, engaged to be married, active in my sorority, a typical college student.

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On the 8th night of Hanukkah, we played dreidel, ate latkes, and lit a menorah.

In Togo, Hanukkah is not a holiday.

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Host sister smiling

"Numerous news outlets question how Norway jumped to the number one spot. . . . Who’s discussing the apparent rampant unhappiness in Togo?"

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Pecadom 3

"We don’t have severe cases (of malaria) to refer anymore. With PECADOM+ mortality is reduced."

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Host Family

"The chant of 'go and come' is as common as the rows of corn planted in each farm."

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Kara Sunset

"All together it opened my eyes, opened my heart to a greater world and gives me courage to continue what we do."

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