1. Madagascar Rose-Tinted Glasses

    my As much as we all may joke about Peace Corps goggles (it is not a joke: it is an affliction!), many of us have switched those spectacles for another pair of late. Long ago, when it meant little to me, I heard through the usual twisted, time-distorted chain of Peace Corps wisdom about the rose-tinted glasses. These, the legend went, slip down over your eyes during your last weeks in your village; they distort your once reliable vision and suddenly you find all that once irritated you to no ...

  2. Madagascar Manakara Be Sunset

    After a relaxing day with Volunteers of the SudEst, it's really overwhelming how breathtaking the Manakara Be sunset can really be!  There is just nothing better than being with friends, toes in the sand, enjoying the comfortable 4th of July weather and capturing one of the amazing scenery shots of Madagascar, like this one posted here.  Mazotoa!  

  3. Madagascar Mody

    Elementary school students walking home for lunch in the rain.

  4. Madagascar Mother and child

    Anketrakabe, Madagascar

  5. Madagascar Race to the Finish

    During an HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention bike tour, we held several condom races.  Teams competed to demonstrate propler condom use and ran to the finish (a trash can).  Here a woman runs to victory!

  6. Madagascar Visitors' Center Painting Project

    In May 2011, eight PCVs in Madagascar met at Ranomafana National Park.  We worked to paint the interior of the new visitors' center with images of endemic species.  We also created a three dimensional topographical map of the park and surrounding area. 

  7. Madagascar English Club!

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

  8. Madagascar Trotro be

    Traditional Tanala dance in Kelilalina, Madagasar. 

  9. 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".

  10. 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. 

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