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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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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Togo is...

"Since coming to Peace Corps, I've learned that development really needs to come from the people. And so I want to be involved in developing people."

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EcoAction in Field

Amedeka be asi mekpea adido do o: One person cannot embrace a Baobob tree. 

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