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  1. Benin bubble wrap

    This kid was my saving grace sometimes.  Always eating, always smiling, and continuously screaming my name.  

  2. Benin Brick by Brick

    Turning bricks and hoping they would dry before the next rain.  A community library was the end result.

  3. Benin The Fan Milk Man

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  1. Benin Dropping the Fan Milk Man

                 I am an avid road cyclist have ridden as much as 105 miles in day, and when I was racing, I rode as much as 5,000 miles in a year.  I like to think that I can ride pretty fast.  In Benin Peace Corps gave all volunteers a fairly nice Trek mountain bike to use to get around on since we didn’t have a motorcycle or a car.  It was so hot in Benin that I couldn’t really enjoy riding for exercise, so I was a little out of shape.  I was still riding a lot for transportation purposes, so ...

Benin

Benin

Map of Benin
status
Open
program dates
1968-Present
current volunteers
107
cumulative volunteers
1,687

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