1. Guyana Stop Child Labour

    June 12th-- World Day Against Child Labour March was organized by Peace Corps volunteers in conjunction with NGO Educare. Guyanese children all over Bartica marched in their village to exclaim the importance of education and brought the awareness of Child Labour to the forefront to their country. This March was published in the Guyanese newspaper. 

  2. Guyana Phagwah

    A boy on his way home after full day of Phagwah--the Hindu festival of colors.  This day started off with a religious service at the local Mandir where everyone wears white and receives their first of powder thrown at them. The Mandir group then proceeds down the road to fellow Mandir members houses, beating drums and cymbals and singing. Once the group arrives to the house more singing and music is played and food and drink are received.    

  3. Senegal Queen for a Day!

    Near the end of my Peace Corps tour, I received a call from Chicago. It was from the Oprah Winfrey Show. She wanted to know if I would like to be a guest on her Mother's Day Show. "Why of course!".  I prepared a short video clip from Senegal for Harpo Studios which was shown on the show.  We surprised my daughter who thought I was still in Senegal,  with  my presence. I was given limosine service and great hotel accomodations. I felt like a queen for a day. What a way to top off my ...

  4. Guatemala Hanging out at site

    Normal weekend

  5. Guatemala Site Sunset

    Nice view from my house

  6. Ecuador Earth Day

    To celebrate Earth Day with my kid's art class, we decorated little plastic cups filled with small plants.  Many of the kids kept their plants alive at home for several weeks!

  7. Ecuador Ecuador Artesania

    The artisan market in Otovalo, Ecuador is a major attraction in Ecuador, and one of my favorite places to visit.

  8. Ecuador Kids in the Barrio

    These are some of the many wonderful and beautiful children that changed my life in Ecuador.

  9. Ecuador Mi Lindo Ecuador

    Parades happen in Ecuador almost every week, they are always celebrating one holiday or another! Here is a woman enjoying the festivities.  

  10. Kenya National Youth Service - Computer Class

    This is a group of my students at the National Youth Service - Yatta School of Agriculture in Yatta, Eastern Province, Kenya.  They are all learning how to use the computer for the first time.

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