1. Albania Albanian- American Day! Dita Shqiptaro-Amerikane

    Our PST group out in the village of Thanë was asked to do a community project, and we decided that we would like to focus on the promotion of community cohesion outside of school (which rarely happens). So what better way to do this then to throw a big Albanian-American Party! And it was AMAZING. We had over 120 people come out, 100 of them kids from the school. In a town of only around 400 people. The kids had an amazing time, dancing, playing, getting their faces painted and promoting Peace...

  2. Burkina Faso Thinking in village

    This picture was taken in a small village in Burkina Faso. 

  3. Dominican Republic Sunday Morning Art Class

    Two of my girls in our weekly Sunday morning art class, learning how to draw using the grid method.

  4. Bulgaria Bori Mechkata

    This is a picture of the monument, Bori Mechkata (similar to our Paul Bunyan) where our PST group gathered for language training on sunny days.

  5. Togo Women's Meeting

    Moba women wait patiently for their women's group meeting to start.

  6. Madagascar Rose-Tinted Glasses

    my As much as we all may joke about Peace Corps goggles (it is not a joke: it is an affliction!), many of us have switched those spectacles for another pair of late. Long ago, when it meant little to me, I heard through the usual twisted, time-distorted chain of Peace Corps wisdom about the rose-tinted glasses. These, the legend went, slip down over your eyes during your last weeks in your village; they distort your once reliable vision and suddenly you find all that once irritated you to no ...

  7. Georgia World AIDS Day Initiative Group

    In Akhaltsikhe, Georgia, Peace Corps volunteers McKinze Cook, Kelley Gallagher, Kimberly Tramel and Sean Fredericks, along with EVS and Teach-and-Learn-With-Georgia volunteers, worked together to create a peer education initiative group comprised of local teenagers. These young people received a series of trainings about HIV and AIDS, then used that information to design a comprehensive campaign to increase awareness in their community. On World AIDS Day, December 1, the initiative group took...

  8. Honduras Head, Shoulders. Knees and Toes

    These teachers were part of the Teaching English and Methodology course that Peace Corps Honduras Youth Development project does in collaboration with the Honduran Secretary of Education. PCVs teach public school teachers HOW to teach English so they can better fulfill the government's mandate that they all teach English in the public schools. This video is from their graduation ceremony.

  9. Madagascar English Club!

    Health PCV Raffaele Macri, learning how to dance Malagasy style with Fianarantsoa University English Club students.

  10. Madagascar Trotro be

    Traditional Tanala dance in Kelilalina, Madagasar. 

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