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 […]
Logan K. Cox, 131 YinD And so it begins! 23 more days until we, group 131, set off for the adventure of a lifetime in Thailand. 23 more days of cheese, flannel […]
Yousif Al-Amin, 129 TESS feat. Megan Daley, TESS RPCV Ingredients: 16 oz / ~500 g wide flat rice noodles 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 2 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp oyster sauce […]
Kayla McCabe, 129 YinD Last July, a girl from my community died unexpectedly. She went to school and lived in the city, but her family lives across the street from me and, […]
Natalie Garro, 129 TESS So much has changed. So much hasn’t. I read somewhere once that at the end of a journey, we come back to where it all began and know […]
Theresa Kozelka, 129 YinD “Did you see the new stop light at the 3-way intersection? It’s the first in Thung Wa!” After one week away at a meeting, I returned […]
Anna McGillicuddy, 129 YinD – Close of Service Speech I’d like to begin my speech with a thank you to staff Ajaans and Khun Thanakom for giving us voices, Training staff for […]
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 […]
Audrey Ardine, 129 TESS The house we arrived at was surrounded by rubber tree farms. I heard my counterpart whisper something to me – and as soon as I heard the words […]
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 […]
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 […]