Stories from Vanuatu

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

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Utilizing the USAID sponsored Small Project Assistance (SPA) funding and good old fashion fundraising made it possible for me and my counterpart to make a huge difference in the day-to-day lives of our community members. 

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Connie began her service as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in 2016. 

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Cricket, Vanuatu

Sports have always been a big part of how I interact with the world around me. 

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Professional and intercultural development in Peace Corps Response

I just completed my four-month assignment in the Peace Corps Response program in Port Vila, Vanuatu. 

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SMART Sistas Vanuatu

SMART Sistas is an innovative new camp that brings together ni-Vanuatu girls ages nine to 14 to attend sessions on everything from leadership skills and girls’ empowerment to technology for development.

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commute jordan

Peace Corps Volunteers trek through mountains, deserts, fields, rainforests and rivers to get to their service sites. Here’s what commuting looks like for 11 Volunteers and returned Volunteers around the world.

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vanuatu map

When I tell people I’m heading to Vanuatu as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer, the common question is, “Didn’t you already do the Peace Corps?”

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Girl Scouts Vanuatu bracelets

One of my favorite things about serving in the Peace Corps is that even though I live halfway around the world, I am able to share my Peace Corps experience in Vanuatu through technology.

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Meet "Leiwia from Mere-Sauwia"

In April, I received an email from my country director notifying me that Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet would be visiting Vanuatu and wanted to stay overnight with a Volunteer: “I volunteered you, I hope that’s okay.” 

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OpenStreetMap Vanuatu

Peace Corps has been experimenting with a new form of international development and civic engagement: OpenStreetMap, the wiki map of the world and