Peter’s $#!{{? Day

March 21, 2018 Peter Clark (Kyryzstan, 2009-2010) recalls a challenging day on the playground early in his service, and we take a look back at the scatological memories that defined his service as emcee...

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A Gambian Funeral

March 21, 2018 Ryan Smith (The Gambia, 2007-2009) sees how a community deals with death during his first months in the Peace Corps....

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Sometimes you just have to vomit

March 21, 2018 Julie Behrens (Honduras, 2004-2006) takes her first work trip and almost makes it home in one piece....

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Josh makes a tough decision

March 21, 2018 Josh Norman (Togo, 2000-2002) remembers a tough decision when he had to choose between a project and a person....

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Breaking the rules of partying in the Peace Corps

March 21, 2018 Jane Garcia Buhks (Nicaragua, 2010-2012) and Robyn Fiedler (Nicaragua, 2011-2013) remember a night where they broke all the rules of partying, but they got through it together....

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The day I almost tasted heaven

March 21, 2018 Sarah Porter (Macedonia, 2005-2007) discovers how sweet a little taste of home can be....

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Giving thanks in the shadow of 9/11 1 year ago1 year ago

March 21, 2018 Shawna Miller (Honduras, 2001-2003) saw the events of September 11 from a distance, but experienced a closeness she didn’t expect....

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If only I’d killed that chicken

March 21, 2018 To Teresa Liu (East Timor, 2003-2005), why did the chicken cross the road? takes on life or death consequences....

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Much more than just the village crazy

March 21, 2018 Jackie Gannon (Namibia, 2011-2013) remembers an eccentric character in town who scared Peace Corps staff but became one of her best friends....

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Internet in the Andes

March 21, 2018 Greg Emerson (Peru, 2003-2005) tells the story of how a small village in the Peruvian Andes, without electricity, came to find the Internet....

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