Stories from Zambia

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

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stomp out malaria zambia

I walk out of my hut to visit my host family. This has become an almost daily ritual.

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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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Peace Corps 360º: Chuck returns to Zambia

Step into a Peace Corps Volunteer’s shoes with this 360-degree video from Zambia and experience what life in service is like. 

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How Mentorship in Africa Changed My Career Path

I didn’t know how important mentorship was until I became a Peace Corps Volunteer.

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Matt Young Peace Corps

At some point during their service, nearly every Peace Corps Volunteer reflects back on the past month or year or two years and asks themselves the million-dollar question (er, well, in my case, the $280/month question):

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Moser blog Let Girls Learn

As I sat in class on Monday during the alphabet game, I looked around and had this thought, this epiphany of how special every one of these women are.

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Guatemala smile

Sometimes all it takes is one smile to make a Volunteer feel right at home.

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My life hasn't quite been the same ever since arriving in Zambia two and a half years ago.

One of the funny things about life after college that they don't tell you in colorful brochures or limited-enrollment seminars is that your entire focus shifts from self-betterment to the betterment of other things. 

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