Stories from Tonga

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

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Volunteer Haley provides some TLC
A team of PC/Tonga Volunteers has begun working with the Inclusive Education (IE) Unit of the Ministry of Education and Training, to support the Ministry’s efforts to better serve children with special learning needs who are enrolled in mainstream schools. Read More
Girls just like to have -- LOTS of fun!
In 2016, Volunteers launched an after-school, inter-school basketball league in six primary schools on the main island of Tongatapu. Read More
View from MST80 site
Volunteer Group 80 descended on Tongatapu for a three-day Mid-Service Training on December 6, 7, and 8, 2016. Read More
Burial mounds at Lapaha
On International Volunteer Day (December 5, 2016), a team of Volunteers and staff from PC/Tonga visited an archeological site in the village of Lapaha on the main island of Tongatapu. Read More
Taking the oath
Twenty-two new Group 81 Trainees officially ended their two-month Pre-Service Training (PST) and began their careers as fully-fledged Peace Corps Volunteers in a Swearing-In Ceremony in Nuku’alofa on November 3rd. Read More
Group 79 gathers for one last time in July, 2016.
In September, 2014, 15 Americans stepped off the plane into the bright Tongan sunlight to begin their two years of service as Group 79 Peace Corps Volunteers. Read More
Nyassa Kollie, Malawi

We asked Peace Corps Volunteers, "What do you wish Americans knew about your country of service?"

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Georgia Fourth of July

When Peace Corps Volunteers commit to 27 months of service, they're also committing to spending at least two Fourth of July holidays overseas.

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