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Petersburg, Mich., native begins Peace Corps service in Zambia

Whitney Woelmer, 24, of Petersburg, Mich., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Zambia on Feb. 8 to begin training as a rural aquaculture promotion volunteer. 499 more words

Africa And Middle East

St. Charles, Ill., native begins Peace Corps service in Tanzania

Dennis Sheehan, 22, of St. Charles, Ill., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Tanzania on Feb. 7 to begin training as an agriculture extension volunteer. 457 more words

Africa And Middle East

Southgate, Mich., native begins Peace Corps service in Tanzania

Clayton Batko, 22, of Southgate, Mich., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Tanzania on Feb. 7 to begin training as an agriculture extension volunteer. 433 more words

Africa And Middle East

De Pere, Wis., native begins Peace Corps service in Ethiopia

Emily Keast, 23, of De Pere, Wis., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Ethiopia on Jan. 9 to begin training as an agriculture environment extension specialist volunteer. 402 more words

Africa And Middle East

Burlington, Wis., native begins Peace Corps service in Ethiopia

Stephanie Lein, 24, of Burlington, Wis., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Ethiopia on Jan. 9 to begin training as an agriculture environment extension specialist volunteer. 466 more words

Africa And Middle East

Cincinnati native, Peace Corps volunteer helps Mexican community build ecotourism business

Nearly 10 years ago, a rural community outside of Jalisco State Park in Western Mexico decided to launch an ecotourism business to supplement their income and preserve their lush forest. 694 more words

Central And South America; Caribbean

From Ecuador to U.S.: Returned volunteer welcomes Peace Corps counterpart to America


As a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador, Clay Martin became close with his Ecuadorian counterpart, Alejandro. The Cincinnati native left Ecuador in 2010 and served in Peace Corps Panama, from 2011-13, but always remained close with Alejandro.
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Central And South America; Caribbean