Barbara Allen, 129 TESS I am a 62-year-old woman serving in the Peace Corps. Every day I wake up and work like hell to do my assigned job: teach English. This means […]
Sometimes we didn’t talk. Sometimes I would play guitar and she doodled in her notebook. We were friends more instant than the coffee here, but I couldn’t deny my feelings.
Larissa Delgado, 130 YinD Welcome to our video series: “57 Questions with a Peace Corps Volunteer.” This video series mimicks the concept of Vogue’s 73 questions, where celebrities answer rapid fire questions […]
It’s my hope in writing this article that the following examples of how we currently-serving volunteers dress will help you — my dear Invitees — thwart the beast that is pre-departure purchasing.
View Monique’s site through Psian’s eyes in the beautiful province of Phetchabun.
Celete Kato, 129 TESS I was unsure of you at first. A bit timid and anxious about the thought of being stuck with you, every day, for over two years. Then we […]
Michael Marano, 129 TESS I arrived at Peace Corps Staging in San Francisco surrounded by a fortress of buttons and wool. Before I entered what was sure to be an onslaught of […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS For most of my life, I have based my identity around the things I do. Using my actions as the foundation for my self-definition has allowed me to […]
Gabe Reid, 130 TESS Traveling to Bali, Indonesia was, without a doubt, the best trip of my life. I enjoyed everything from the moment we got off of the plane: socializing with […]
Larissa Delgado, 130 YinD During Group 130’s Reconnect Conference a lot of us throughout the two weeks got tattoos. Prior to that I had also heard of volunteers from Group 129 getting […]
Hannah Steffe, 130 YinD It has taken me a while to work up the nerve and energy to write this post for reasons that will hopefully become apparent to you throughout this […]
Zari Havercome, 130 YinD This is a series entitled after the popular lyric in pop song “Choey Moey” by Youngohm’s , ยังไมไดนอน, meaning “can’t sleep yet.” This embodies a phrase that I […]
Ali Talwar, 130 TESS I’m not sure when I got bit, or if I was just born with it, but I’ve caught a bug. One that leaves me itching, itching for more. […]
Andrea Aribe, 130 YinD “Look forward, but not too far,” Pii Pueng said. Her words were simple. Yet, they pulled on my heart strings with such strength. How she was able to […]
Artwork by Natalie Garro PCV: Ruhamaiah Bradley – Peace Corps Thailand Magazine’s next Editor-in-Chief! To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest […]