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Officially a Peace Corps Volunteer

Ahh! It’s finally here! You are currently reading the blog of a United States Peace Corps Ghana Volunteer! And I can’t wait to start signing things with the ‘PCV’ after my name. 1,042 more words

Peace Corps Ghana

It's Official

I am now a Peace Corps Volunteer. It’s a title that’s really interesting to use and that we’ve all been working toward for the last 11 weeks. 544 more words

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Learning a Traditional Mongolian Dance

Near the end of July, our Cross-Cultural trainers told us that Peace Corps would be selecting a few cultural performances by PCTs for the Swearing-In Ceremony at the US ambassador’s compound, so a few of us in my group decided to learn a traditional Mongolian dance. 763 more words

I opened my eyes on the morning of Friday, August 8. A big smile spread across my face as I thought, “Today is the day!” … 828 more words

Foreign Service

I'm Officially a Volunteer!!

One week ago on August 5, 2014 at approximately 2:30pm I raised my right hand and repeated my oath after the Ambassador “I will support and defend the Constitution of the United Sates against all enenmies foreign and domestic…. 253 more words

All of a sudden, I'm a teacher

It seemed to happen overnight. One day I wasn’t, the next day I was. I didn’t look or smell any different, but somehow I was allowed to assume this new role. 1,497 more words


Day 3: Oath Swearing

3 days an Otondo.

I survived my second night in this Ikare-Akoko. Woke up quite early today around about 3:50am. Funny how I wake up before my alarm clock nowadays. 166 more words