Melissa Knorr

Volunteer: Melissa Knorr


I am a currently serving volunteer in Costa Rica, and have previously served in Belize and Zambia. My husband and I are volunteers in the Children, Youth and Families project in the south of Costa Rica.

2011 - 2013

Contributions from Melissa Knorr

  1. Zambia beautiful grasshopper

    a fellow volunteer and i found this amazing grasshopper outside of my hut one day. the neighbors warned us to beware because it excretes an oil that would make us "drunk".

  2. Zambia sokola hip

    this preschool aged girl demonstrates impeccable mastery of the precise hip movements which define the cultural dancing in zambia.

  3. Zambia resilience

    a woman carrying goods into the solwezi market

  4. Zambia reflections


  5. Zambia cheese!

    this amazing smile helped me through so many days...

  6. Zambia the art of sharing

    one coloring book and endless possibilities

  7. Zambia circle of love

    three of my favorite little people caught in a moment of love.

  8. Zambia mushroom gatherers

    This photo was taken during my Peace Corps service in Zambia (2003-2005) at Lake Chibesha, in the Mwinilunga District of Northwestern Province. These women emerged silently from the bush, carrying basins overflowing with mushrooms.

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