Skyler Matthias, 130 YinD A glimpse into the lives of Peace Corps Thailand Group 130 as they attend their Reconnect Conference, 6 months after arriving in Thailand Watch Skyler’s previous videos Pre-Service Training […]
Caitlin Roman, 128 RPCV Peace Corps Pets. Some of us have em, some of us want em, some of us would ET without them. Whether you’ve gained a furry friend as a […]
Olivia Dawson, 129 YinD When my grandmother was alive she would tell a story about my eating habits that seemed to define me as a person. At the crux of it was […]
Kaori Cierra Alonso Yamamoto, 129 TESS January 1st, 2017 (New Year’s day) and only 4 days before Peace Corps staging, my boyfriend of 8 years proposed to me. I was thrown off, […]
Every volunteer has a unique experience depending on the location, religion, and traditions of their site. Each month we will explore a new volunteer’s site through the eyes of a visiting volunteer […]
Artwork by Natalie Garro She is soft in a hard world and she loves despite it all and she is magic. For more PCV Artwork click here.
Theresa Kozelka, 129 YinD I had my first encounter with the supernatural on a sunny March morning. Things were far from unusual. I woke up around 6 o’clock in the morning to […]
Clarence Say, 129 TESS Spend 2 minutes in Satun with Clarence’s P2 students.
Counterparts and Community of Group 130 Every year, during the first few months of service, Peace Corps staff visit the new group of Peace Corps Volunteers at their sites to see how […]
Dalton Striedel, 129 YinD The 12 Stages of The Hero’s Volunteer’s Journey I’m a nerd. I’ve always been obsessed with myths, legends, and superheroes. Something about a hero triumphing over his inner […]
Yousif Al-Amin, 129 TESS Hummus – بالطحينة حُمُّص Ingredients: 3 cups chickpeas 2 cloves garlic, sliced ¼ cup lemon/lime juice 1 ½ tsp salt 2 tbsp tahini Olive oil Directions: Bring a […]
Rae Richards, 129 TESS Welcome to a column meant to explore the highs and lows of Peace Corps volunteer life—in Thailand and beyond. Each month, we highlight a current Peace Corps volunteer […]
Skyler Matthias, 130 YinD Volunteers all across the country are taking their specific skills they gained through work experience in the United States and translating it to their work in Thailand. In […]
Anna McGillicuddy, 129 YinD WHO ARE YOU? I AM A SPARTAN. WHAT IS YOUR PROFESSION? AROO, AROO, AROO. These words were yelled over the loudspeaker and repeated back by everyone standing at […]
Nhi Le, 130 TESS Upon meeting me, most people have trouble pronouncing my name. I usually have to repeat myself once, if not twice, in addition to physically pointing to my knee. […]