1. Nicaragua Teaching About Farming

    Looking on with awe as my teacher takes charge to present our garden talk.

  2. Nicaragua Mid-Service or Home Stretch

    I don’t know what has been going on lately, but it is difficult to find satisfaction in my life. I am not saying that I am squandering my life nor am I depressed, but I find that the original charm has worn off. I am accustomed to working in the schools and what I once saw as a novelty is ordinary. I have forded rivers, ridden horses, walked through cattle drives, chased pigs, and dealt with countless other experiences that would have seen alien in my former life. I am not bored, but I also ...

  3. Costa Rica Trash Cleanup

    Community members doing a garbage cleanup as part of their campaign against Dengue.

  4. Costa Rica Trash pickup

    A group of community members came together to organize a campaign agaisnt Dengue.  This is a community member picking up the tons of garbage that were collected that day to deposit them where the municipality would pick up.

  5. Senegal Paper Recycling in Senegal

    These are members of my Eco-Ecole program (an environmental education program for 9-11 year olds) who are ripping recyclable paper with me to make paper briquettes to use for cook stoves.

  6. Thailand Sukhothai

    Visiting the Sukhothai historical park site.

  7. Philippines Trike with Kids

    After a day working in one of the villages, one of my coworks decided to snap this picture as we waited for the trike to fill up with people in order to return to the "poblacion".  

  8. Micronesia Where are you going?

    During training we were encouraged to practice our language skills in the community after class. We had just arrived on our home island, Yap where our permanent assignments would be after spending the first part of training on the capitol island, Pohnpei where the Peace Corps country office is. Our training on Yap was held in town (Colonia) where most government office buildings, stores, etc. are. We lived with our host families in villages around the 37-sq mile island. There are school buses...

  9. Botswana A hill with a view

    Overlooking a village from the top of a hill

  10. Botswana A dirt road....

    Children walking on the outskirts of town.

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