1. Guyana Weaving Basket

    Even in our remote, small Amerindian village, many young people don't know how to do all the traditional skills. As a part of a training program to prevent human trafficking amoung the youth, building pride in local culture is emphasized by teaching youth how to weave baskets from local palm and how to shoot bow and arrow. Here, one youth who already knew how to weave a basket helps another who is just learning. 

  2. Botswana Camels

    Camels in the Kgalagadi Desert! Aren't they adorable?!

  3. Costa Rica International Women's Day Photo Exhibit

    In honor of International Women's Day, I organized a month-long photography exhibit in my local bakery with photographs and writings by eleven women on the theme, "What does being a woman mean to you?"  There was an "art opening" that was celebrated with a traditional afternoon "cafecito."  Pictured, is the "cafecito."

  4. Costa Rica International Women's Day Photo Exhibit

    In honor of International Women's Day, I organized a month-long photography exhibit in my local bakery with photographs and writings by eleven women on the theme, "What does being a woman mean to you?"  There was an "art opening" that was celebrated with a traditional afternoon "cafecito."  Pictured, is the "cafecito."

  5. Costa Rica International Women's Day Photo Exhibit

    In honor of International Women's Day, I organized a month-long photography exhibit in my local bakery with photographs and writings by eleven women on the theme, "What does being a woman mean to you?"  There was an "art opening" that was celebrated with a traditional afternoon "cafecito."  

  6. Costa Rica International Women's Day Photo Exhibit

    In honor of International Women's Day, I organized a month-long photography exhibit in my local bakery with photographs and writings by eleven women on the theme, "What does being a woman mean to you?"  There was an "art opening" that was celebrated with a traditional afternoon "cafecito."

  7. Morocco Esteban Wakes Up

    Esteban was an awesome cat and probably accounted for a few thousand of my photos during my service. Here is he waking up.

  8. Moldova Spread Hope

    One of the greatest challenges Moldova faces is the high number of Moldovans leaving home to support their families. Through film Peace Corps volunteers and the children of Hincesti and Rezina have begun to discuss this issue in order to reinspire their community. This film was created as a message to all the children of Moldova who have someone aboard to be strong and happy and above all to spread hope. 

  9. Ukraine Flowers

    Babushkas line the pathways of the local markets in eastern Ukraine, selling flowers and other colorful goods. On a holiday, most of them will go through scores of roses, tulips and carnations.

  10. Ukraine Men's Day

    Male students at a village school in eastern Ukraine participate in an annual Men's Day competition February 23, 2011. The strongest and wittiest wins a bronze trophy and the affection of many female students.

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