1. Cameroon Aunty Evelyn

    Since a month or two into my service, in addition to my usual Peace Corps projects, I've been learning to sew as an apprentice to Aunty Evelyn, one of the best seamstresses in my town, Tombel, in the South West region of Cameroon. She is a total firecracker and takes her job as one of my many Cameroonian mamas very seriously. She's been a seamstress for nearly twenty years and uses her income to support her two children, Yvette, 16, who is quite the fashionista herself, and Ngulle, 10.

  2. Albania Albanian- American Day! Dita Shqiptaro-Amerikane

    Our PST group out in the village of Thanë was asked to do a community project, and we decided that we would like to focus on the promotion of community cohesion outside of school (which rarely happens). So what better way to do this then to throw a big Albanian-American Party! And it was AMAZING. We had over 120 people come out, 100 of them kids from the school. In a town of only around 400 people. The kids had an amazing time, dancing, playing, getting their faces painted and promoting Peace...

  3. Burkina Faso Thinking in village

    This picture was taken in a small village in Burkina Faso. 

  4. Burkina Faso Mask festival Dedougou

    My village performed in the bi-annual west african mask festival in Burkina Faso 

  5. Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Artisan Ismaël Cissé

    Here in Burkina Faso the ICT committee is working on promoting the 3rd goal. ICT memebers Emily Bruton(G26), David Gonzalez (G25) and Tyler Lloyd (G26) created a video highlighting the talented young artisan Ismaël Cissé.  Ismaël works and lives in Ouagadougou, you can find him and his artwork at the Artisan Village nest to SIAO. For more videos check out our vimeo page at: https://vimeo.com/peacecorpsbf and follow us on twitter @PeaceCorpsBF.

  6. Dominican Republic Nueve Dias

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  7. Dominican Republic Sunday Morning Art Class

    Two of my girls in our weekly Sunday morning art class, learning how to draw using the grid method.

  8. Togo Women's Meeting

    Moba women wait patiently for their women's group meeting to start.

  9. Mozambique Xindzalas

    As part of my service I work with women artisans who produce Xindzalas (baskets). We are trying to find a connection in the US to help us market their products! 

  10. Mozambique Growing up

    I met his mother when she was pregnant, he is not a healthy 4 month old baby.. I feel so lucky to be able to see him grow! 

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