Real Life Hacks

Ready to use your skills to take on new challenges?  

Your grit, commitment and ingenuity can change lives. Check out some real life hacks and learn more about serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer. 



Solar Oven

Wood burning cook stoves can be hard on the environment. Heat up any dish with this quick and easy DIY solar oven. Some aluminum foil and a cardboard box will be enough to get you started.


Clay Pot Heater

What do you do when it’s cold outside and you can’t just turn up the heat? Learn how to build a clay pot heater and stay warm all winter long.


Charcoal Water Filter

This cool life hack requires just a few basic materials. You need two plastic bottles, a tactical knife, cloth towels, charcoal, grit sand, and gravel – and you’ve got yourself a charcoal water filter.


See also: Real Answers | Real Perspectives 

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