1. Madagascar English Club!

    Health PCV Raffaele Macri, learning how to dance Malagasy style with Fianarantsoa University English Club students.

  2. Madagascar Trotro be

    Traditional Tanala dance in Kelilalina, Madagasar. 

  3. Madagascar Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes!

    Education PCV Dorothy Mayne, teaches the middle school students of Anketrakabe, Madagascar how to sing "Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes".

  4. Madagascar Peace Corps Madagascar

    Made in honor of Peace Corps' 50th Anniversary, this video specifically highlights the work of volunteers in Peace Corps Madagascar and the impact they have on their assigned communities. 

  5. Madagascar HIV/AIDS Bike Tour 2010

    Peace Corps Volunteers speak about HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention in the Lac Alaotra region of Madagascar.  21 volunteers biked 220km in 10 days having a festival at each of 9 towns along the way after cycling into town.  The educated Malagasy people on the purpose of Peace Corps, gave talks on each sector represented in Madagascar, and focused on how it relates to health.  Using condom demonstrations, skits, games, races, speeches, and songs, PCVs prompted discussion of HIV/AIDS and other...

  6. Uganda Ways to improve the Peace Corps

    PEASANTS COME LAST author Dr. J. Larry Brown discusses ways that Peace Corps can be improved. Learn more about this pivotal book online at www.peasantscomelast.com.

  7. Guatemala La Rosa

    On the eve of our site assignments I sat in the kitchen with Rosa over a dinner of eggs, tomato, and tortilla. I was antsy and excited to know where the next two years of my life would be set. Rosa looked up and said, "Grace, I am much more nervous than you are." Then her eyes began to fill with tears and she began a lengthy and beautiful admission of her gratitude for all the volunteers she has received. She pointed out that she had never had the opportunity nor even the notion o...

  8. Guatemala Chucho de la Calle

    At 4pm on Monday I headed to the bus with my new puppy Chula which would take us back to the village from the pueblo. The bus didn't actually leave until nearly 5 and during this waiting period the puppy was particularly antsy and I took her off the bus a number of times to try to get her to pee, -but to no avail. The bus was parked on a rather unsafe corner and she kept trying to run off under the bus which made me nervous. Let me just be clear in saying that this dog had 2 rather long wind...

  9. Guatemala Who Will Stop The Rain?

    I was just about to settle onto my bed to watch a movie on my lap top. It was a chilly and rainy night and it seemed like curling up to watch a movie was just the thing to do. As I began get cozy, I happened to look up and notice wet spots on the wall behind my bed. The water was collecting on the wall like beads of sweat and then dripping to the floor. I called Yolanda and Rodolfo's attention to it and they said it was nothing to worry about and suggested I just pull the bed away from the w...

  10. Madagascar Children during Ramadan, Djangoa, Madagascar

    These two little boys, while not participating in the village wide fast for Ramadan, donned special skirts to commemorate the event.

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