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My Status

It is 1:00 am the morning of the 27th of February. I have just finished packing. I already know that I will have packed something I wish I hadn’t and I will soon find that I have forgotten something important. 157 more words


Packing List: Two Years in Senegal

Staging starts tomorrow! I am beyond excited. I can’t believe it’s here–I began my application in November of 2013, and am finally about to leave at the end of February 2015. 643 more words

Peace Corps

Spineless Opuntia in Senegal

Photo credit: Ilonka De Rooij


ilonka DE ROOIJ sent a nice photo of a series of cactus pads growing at their development project in Senegal.   167 more words

Food / Food Security

Early Bird

Stripping things down to an essence of simplicity, can either stir a fury of unsettlement within, or contrastively, serve as the mortar to a steadfast brick of contentment. 457 more words


Manu Garba picks Muhammed, 20 Others For AYC

Flying Eagles’ Head Coach Manu Garba (OON) has released a list of 21 players who will represent the country at the 19th African Youth Championship in Senegal. 161 more words


La Crosse, Wis., resident begins Peace Corps service in Senegal

Windy Moua, 26, of La Crosse, Wis., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Senegal Feb. 27 to begin training as a health extension volunteer. 553 more words

Africa And Middle East

Peace Corps Viewpoints: Black History Month

Peace Corps Volunteers share stories about their experiences living and working overseas through their unique lens of identity. #BHM2015

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