1. Costa Rica My Host Mom and The Woodfire Stove

    This is a picture of my 80 year old host mom in her beloved apron working over the woodfired oven.  The food always has this distinct taste that I'll be sure to miss when I leave.

  2. Costa Rica A Creative Outlet

    When my high school Spanish teacher came to visit my site in Costa Rica with ten of his students, his students and my first and second graders had the opportunity to express themselves through this fun art project using contact paper, glue, salt, and food coloring. 

  3. Costa Rica The Six Month Mark

    Right after my three months of training in Costa Rica I had the overwhelming image in my head of a great white canvas.  Being provided with brushes, oils, paints, and a multitude of other resources, I was to design this canvas in the way in which I saw fit, in a way that would best serve the rural mountain community I was placed in, Sabanillas de Acosta.   Throughout the many years I spent in school and in my first job after college working for a law firm, I was told exactly what to do and h...

  4. Costa Rica A glimpse of life in a Costa Rican Home

    Just a few minutes of life in our Costa Rican town.

  5. Costa Rica Mama y Machete

    Taken during community diagnostic interviews

  6. Rwanda Rwandan Rainforest

    Nyungwe rainforest comprises one of Rwanda's three national parks, and is a popular destination for hiking and camping.

  7. Rwanda Nursery School Students

    These young students study at Saint Leonard Nursery and Primary School in Nyagatare, Rwanda.  Nearly all students in Rwanda wear school uniforms, and at Saint Leonard, they consist of blue blouses, blue sweaters, and blue shorts or skirts.

  8. Rwanda Mountain Gorillas

    People come from all over the world to see the mountain gorillas in Rwanda's breathtaking Volcanos National Park.

  9. Rwanda Rwandan Sunset

    The sun sets in Nyanza, Rwanda.

  10. Rwanda Island-Hopping in Lake Kivu

    Amahoro Island, a small island on the Rwandan side of Lake Kivu, is a beautiful place for Volunteers to relax.

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