Megan Wood

Volunteer: Megan Wood

Bio:

Megan Wood served as a youth development volunteer in Paraguay, South America.  Her favorite projects included building brick ovens, painting a world map inside a prison, and teaching sexual education.  She currently lives in New York City and works as a freelance writer.

2008 - 2010


Contributions from Megan Wood

  1. Paraguay How I Learned Guarani

      The Peace Corps is not a travel agency.  I sat nervously in the recruiter’s office, exhausted from the two-hour interview, when I was asked the golden question.  “What part of the world would you like to serve?  Remember, we assign volunteers where their skills are most needed, not because they want to be tourists.”             I desperately wanted to live in Central America.  The climate! The food! The beach! But I was better prepared than that.  “I would like to serve in Central America s...

  2. Paraguay How I Learned Guarani

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  1. Paraguay Condoms on Bananas

    A safe sex workshop excercise, practicing putting condoms on bananas in a girl's school in Horquetta, Paraguay. 

  2. Paraguay World Map Prison

    Putting the finishing touches on a three month project to paint a world map on the classroom wall of a prison in Concepcion, Paraguay. 

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