1. Senegal Mamdou the Woodworker

    As part of my job as a Small Enterprise Development Agent in Senegal, I work with artisans to help them improve their business skills and market their goods. This is me with Mamadou Dioum, a woodworker from Diourbel at an Artisan Exposition in Dakar, Dec 2010.

  2. Azerbaijan You're it!

    A lively game of tag at a PCV-organized summer camp in Neftchala, Azerbaijan.

  3. St. Kitts and Nevis DWC Primary School Student

    My first day at the Dr. William Connor Primary School, and I am confronted with the reality that students do not have common classroom objects, like pencils and paper, textbooks, or even garbage cans for each room. 

  4. St. Kitts and Nevis 50th Anniversary Celebration in St. Kitts & Nevis

    Peace Corps celebrates 50 years in the Eastern Caribbean (1961-2011) on June 3rd in Independence Square, Basseterre, St. Kitts. 16 volunteers took part in the festivities, and hosted hundreds of students, co-workers, host country nationals, and tourists to activities, games, and info kiosks about the global mission of the Peace Corps and its history in the Eastern Caribbean.

  5. Georgia Host Family Fun

    Playing the "maze game" with host family and friends. 

  6. Thailand Crazy parade

    This was taken at a parade in Ratanaburi, Surin.  The parade was for the upcoming rocket festival.  What this man is doing and representing, I don't know.  But that's half the fun of Peace Corps - figuring out what's going on around you.

  7. Thailand Peace + C

    This is myself, right, and my friend and fellow volunteer, Dev, after the swearing-in ceremony.  Get it?

  8. Thailand Telling me how it is

    My host mom is a very sweet and caring person.  However, she doesn't look it in this photo.  She was trying to get a point across and I wasn't understanding what she was saying.  Shortly after this photo was taken, she playfully hit me on the arm, laughed and walked away. 

  9. Liberia A Ribbon of Red Runs Through the Jungle

    I’ve been on bad roads while driving to hiker trailheads in Colorado, but six hours trying to keep my head from pock-marking the roof of the Pathfinder I was riding in topped them all. The road I’m talking about is in Liberia, Africa, where I served for one month as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer (PCRV). My first stop in country was the capital, Monrovia, then all PCRVs and PC Trainees traveled to Kakata for orientation and training, two weeks for PCRVs and two months for PCTs. Aft...

  10. Mozambique Corpo da Paz!

    At a 50th Anniversary event in June 2011.

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