1. Moldova April 5, 2011: Teaching volunteerism through bottle cap collection

    January 18, 2011 marked the inception of my local English Club. Building up to my English Club I posted announcements on the bulletin board outside the mayor's office, at the kindergarten, outside my office, at the school and even the discoteca. My announcement advertised a fun way to learn English in a less formal setting. The first class included 13 participants with an age range from 8 - 55 and professions from student and librarian to NGO director and farmer. There was definite...

  2. Mozambique Dancing in Inharrime

    Mozambican HIV/AIDS activist shakin' her stuff at a community health education meeting Inharrime.

  3. Mozambique Legacy Story: Meet Milton!

    Meet Milton! Mozambique's next big star!

  4. Mozambique Legacy Story: Meet James!

    Meet James and learn how Moz PCVs have helped him improve his English and his business.

  5. Turkmenistan "Yesterday" in Turkmenistan

    This was for an open lesson in the village of Bereket.  Open lessons are classes where all the English teachers (and supervisors) in the village must attend, and it's followed by a forum where teachers rate and discuss the lesson.  These are the times where teachers must put out their very best lessons.   I aided all of the teachers in lesson planning, and thought what better way than to incorporate a famous English song by our beloved Beatles into the lesson.  After this, songs included...

  6. Georgia Cold Fingers

    This film is a slightly scary and comedic take on the cold winter months in my mountain-town in Georgia.  Sometimes laughter is the best remedy when your snowed in your house with no school.  My host family and I did get a kick out of the video we made during the heavy snowfall and that's why to me it was a success. 

  7. Cameroon Peace Corps Cameroon 2008-2010

    In celebration of Peace Corps' 50th anniversary, I created a 5-minute video summary of my Peace Corps experience as a Small Enterprise Developer in Cameroon. Two incredible years with memories to last a life time. For detailed chronicles of my service, please visit: http://roundtwocameroon.blogspot.com

  8. Bulgaria Baba Choir

      A Bulgarian Baba choir performs a wedding dance in Dobarsko part of Razlog municipality, Blagoevgrad Province. This choir is in the community that Peace Corps volunteer Joe Waling lives. One of the women in the choir is Joe's host mother.        The Church of Theodore Tyro and Theodore Stratales is located in Dobarsko and dates back to at least 1614, but some claim 1122. The church is a destination for tourists and the choir performs for the visitors.      I took this low quality video with...

  9. China Everybody in the Peace Corps!

    Lyrics: Applications and interviews Doctors and dentists Hurdles and road blocks When will I get this? I've been waiting so long I check the mail every day For the letter that could Possibly send me away... To change the world Yeah you finally made it Welcome to the human race You only have one lifetime To make this world a little better place (than when you found it) And you'll make them all proud Just like your mama knew you would Go out into the world and do well But more importantly go...

  10. Peru Huayno Dance Off

    A little girl and I were having a dance-off to the native dance of the Peruvian Sierra called "Huayno" one rainy afternoon. The little girl won.

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.