1. Uganda Chapter 18: Mona and Omar’s Village

    (Excerpted from Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty (2011), by Dr. J. Larry Brown, Country Director of Peace Corps in Uganda 2008/09)Lungujja Kitunzi truly fit the image of a village downtown. The self-contained community sat on the outskirts of Kampala, a bustling city of nearly a million and a half. As our driver navigated us through the Friday afternoon traffic, the journey of only several kilometers took an unexpected forty-five minutes. Suddenly we turned off one of ...

  2. 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.

  3. Uganda Innocence conquers all

    Dr. Larry Brown, Country Director of Uganda (2008/9) and author of the recently published Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty, surrounded by children at an IDP camp in Uganda.    

  4. Uganda Children taking care of children

    In Uganda, the harsh realities of life often oblige parenting responsibilities to be learned at an early age.   This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

  5. Uganda Lunchtime for the dispossessed

    Two young Ugandan boys forced to scavenge for food in a garbage dumpster.  This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

  6. Uganda Seeking refuge from terror

    A mud hut camp built to house families seeking refuge from the Lord’s Resistance Army.  This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

  7. Uganda The irony of recycling

    Tin cans that held food aid become a door in a refugee camp in Uganda.  This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

  8. Uganda Bananas on bicycles

    Tons of bananas, a staple of Uganda, are transported each day by bicycle on dirt roads.  This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

  9. Uganda Natural beauty

    The striking beauty of wildlife in Uganda's national parks towers in sharp contrast to the harsh lives of villagers.    This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

  10. Uganda Market day

    Market day in a small Ugandan town.  This photo appears in Dr. Brown's latest book, Peasants Come Last: A Memoir of the Peace Corps at Fifty.

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