1. Guatemala Meet The Parents

      I got an unexpected but very pleasant surprise when my dad called me last saturday night. “I have someone here that wants to talk to you,” he told me from his house in Jersey City, New Jersey. He handed the phone over, and to my amazement I was greeted by Katarina, the mother of one of the teachers I work with here in the Guatemalan highlands. I was so shocked at first by the connection between these two previously seperate parts of my life, it took me a few moments to understand wh...

  2. Mozambique Football in Moz

    Mozambican girls showing off their american football skills they learned from PCVs the day before the Super Bowl.

  3. Mozambique Makarra Dance

    Some of my youth empowerment group participants dancing a traditional Mozambican dance in the community market.

  4. Mozambique Computer Class

    I am teaching Mozambican secondary school students the basics of computer and internet use. For many in the picture, it was the first time ever using a computer.

  5. Guyana Hanging in There

    Local Rasta baby relaxing as locals do best. 

  6. Guyana Black Creek Bathing?

    Trees roots in Guyana, dye the water brown and many Amerindians of Guyana bathe and do laundry in this water. It is a strange experience to be in river water and barely able to see your own hand underneath it.  The first thoughts of volunteers-- Are there Piranhas or water snakes?  

  7. Guyana Stop Child Labour

    June 12th-- World Day Against Child Labour March was organized by Peace Corps volunteers in conjunction with NGO Educare. Guyanese children all over Bartica marched in their village to exclaim the importance of education and brought the awareness of Child Labour to the forefront to their country. This March was published in the Guyanese newspaper. 

  8. Guyana Phagwah

    A boy on his way home after full day of Phagwah--the Hindu festival of colors.  This day started off with a religious service at the local Mandir where everyone wears white and receives their first of powder thrown at them. The Mandir group then proceeds down the road to fellow Mandir members houses, beating drums and cymbals and singing. Once the group arrives to the house more singing and music is played and food and drink are received.    

  9. Sierra Leone Lunch Prepared in Dambarra, Sierra Leone

    "It takes a village" not only to educate, but to eat too!

  10. Sierra Leone Katy and KT Sierra Leone

    Katy holds "KT", her namesake.

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