1. Sierra Leone Albert Academy, 1962

    With Form 1 students

  2. Madagascar Madagascar in photos, overview

    This is a collection of photos from my travels through the country as a volunteer.

  3. Belize Days Like This-Peace Corps Belize

    Collection of video clips from our life in Belize.

  4. Ukraine Um, so, how was it?

    In the almost six years since I finished my Peace Corps service in Ukraine, I've thought a lot about what it all meant. Peace Corps as an organization often poses the questions: "What does your Peace Corps service mean to you?" or "How has you Peace Corps service impacted you life?" However, the question I've most been asked since I returned five years ago is: "Um, so, how was it?" A pretty impossible question to answer, actually. How to explain that you experience your highest highs ...

  5. Sierra Leone Going To Kayima

    This was the third day in country going to my village. We spent the night in the bus. The next morning the driver walked to the nearest village and brought back men to push us out... after a heated arument on how much they wanted to be paid.

  6. Sierra Leone Woman Talk

    Ma Yeleba was one of five wives of a chief in the Hastings/Koso Town village. She brought me African chop and I baked her pies. She had a sweet tooth and I learned about African life in the village from her. When I returned in 2008, she was no longer alive but I met her sister who had a stong resemblance.

  7. Madagascar Alex's Peace Corps Madagascar House Tour

    A tour of my house in Manjakandriana, Madagascar!

  8. Burkina Faso A Peace Corps Song

    A newly sworn in Burkina Faso Peace Corps volunteer explains (musically) why he decided to take the plunge.

  9. Sierra Leone Going Home

    In September 1964 I arrived at Harford Secondary School for Girls in Moyamba, Sierra Leone where I was assigned as a Peace Corps Volunteer to teach music and French. I was 22 years old and had just graduated from college. This was my first time out of the country and my first “real” job. The two years at Harford were filled with learning, adventures, and wonderful new friends among the staff, students and townspeople. When my assignment was finished and I left in July 1966 I was in tear...

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