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Needs Workshop

This past week really brought me back to one of the main reasons I wanted to do Peace Corps: to connect the people I work with to the resources that I have access to. 263 more words

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This is Abalo.  I met him about 14 months ago when he introduced himself as my official Peace Corps counterpart.  He was the first person from my village I met, and needless to say, I was very nervous.  1,311 more words

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For my poor, uninitiated Amerikan family and friends, Ajvar is a sort of pepper jelly/salsa/deliciousness that you can have with bread at breakfast, or for snack, or at really any time of day (I usually have it for breakfast with my host mom’s homemade bread). 346 more words

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A Drop in the Bucket; a note on intentional unintentions of development

Often when individuals go into development- let’s start smaller actually- Often when individuals participate in charity; volunteering at food shelters, street cleaning, working with youth clubs etc. 1,049 more words

Blast of Benin #4

There’s this channel on Beninese TV called Boom TV. It plays the latest jams in Benin and random American songs like randommmmmm. Any who one morning while eating a late breakfast at my host family’s house I catch their classic segment… here is the Playlist in order: 55 more words


Mile 26

Most of you who know me personally know I’ve been back in the States for about a month and a half now. I knew I left Peru with this blog unfinished but I wanted so time to decompress from Peru before revisiting the end of my experience for the blog. 539 more words

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Is Peace Corps Tonga For You?

“No matter how it ends, it was an experience.”

Peace Corps Tonga might be for you if:

…children make your heart smile.

…cultures, traditions, and values fascinate you. 131 more words