“Coming from the inner city, the Peace Corps is not something that’s common. It’s not something talked about or heard about. Most of our families stayed at home and don’t move around or travel much. The Peace Corps was a start for me. I was the second graduate from my university to join. I opened the door for many and showed them that this is an opportunity for us,” says Kyree Rollins, Peace... View details ⇨
"Today I accomplished one of my biggest goals of Peace Corps and got to be a part of a child's entrance into this big, beautiful world. He is the first child to his parents and the tiniest little pea! I got to weigh him, clean him, put him into his very first outfit, and pass him into his excited father's arms for the very first time. I don't think I have ever experienced something so pure and... View details ⇨
Peace Corps Costa Rica Volunteer Jessica’s service “wasn’t just about teaching business concepts to high school students; it became an experience much greater than that. The students got to leave their comfort zone, meet other students from around the country, exchange ideas, and see what professional opportunities are out there waiting for them.”
Peace Corps Liberia Volunteer Anne Geroski, 56, describes 12-year-old Sundaygar Moses as “A kid who knows how to make things happen.”
And something really big happened recently: With help from Anne and others, Sundaygar was fitted for a prosthetic and learned to walk without a crutch for the first time since suffering a gunshot wound as an infant, which led to his right leg being amputated... View details ⇨
Many Peace Corps The Gambia Volunteers assist with baby weighing days, where mothers bring their babies to be weighed, measured, and given a clean bill of health. This weighing station is particularly adorable!