1. Senegal Mangrove Replanting - With help from PC Washington!

    PCVs came from around the region to help with a Mangrove Replanting Day in Sokone, Senegal on August 18th, 2009.  We were fortunate to have the Acting Director of Congressional Relations from Peace Corps Washington, Suzie Carroll, join us!  Pictured: young Senegalese boy, PCV Rithvik Balakrishnan, and Suzie Carrol

  2. Senegal Constant company

    With over 45% of the Senegalese population under the age of 18, there are always children to play with or babies to hold.  They love the attention.  In this photo I'm playing with a little Senegalese girl in the village of a fellow PCV on the morning of a religious pilgrimage that I had come down to see. 

  3. Senegal All-Dressed up... for a wrestling tournament!

    The Wrestling Tournaments in Senegal are the highlight of the year for many Senegalese villages. Three of us had come down to visit our fellow PCV Laurel Gladish's village, Dassalam-e-Sereer for her villages tournament.  Picture: L-R: Laurel Gladish, Sara Hollerich, Jen Newton, Jessica Flaten, all Senegal 07-09

  4. Azerbaijan Second Form

    This is my second grade English class, pictured with my Azeri counterpart, Mahire muellime.  Adorable kids.

  5. Senegal Brothers

    Bok bene yaye ak bene baye (sharing the same mother and same father).  Family is important and sharing the same father and mother is a special relationship.

  6. Senegal Father and Son

    The Senegalese are devoted to their children and proud of them.

  7. Senegal Seynebou and N'Diaya

    A member of my family.  I don't know if I adopted them or if they adopted me.  At any rate, knowing the Sarr's was wonderful.

  8. Honduras Las Chicas de Barrio Lempira

    The hard working little girls of Bo. Lempira pose for a photo. 

  9. Honduras los chicos de barrio lempira

    The tough boys of Bo. Lempira pose for a picture.

  10. Sierra Leone Meeting The Prime Minister

    We arrived in Sierra Leone shortly after the country had received its Independence from Great Britain. My roomates, Jim Sheahan and John Weinberg and I were all teaching at secondary schools in Freetown, the capitol city. One evening after school was over, we went to Lumley Beach for a swim. The beach was empty except for some Ghanian fishermen pulling in their nets. A short time later, two vehicles pulled up and parked behind a group of tall palm trees. A group of people got out and beg...

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