"The impact that GHSP Volunteers will have on HIV care in Malawi will not be measurable using parameters such as reductions in hospital admissions, progress toward treatment goals or reduced mortality of HIV-infected patients... Instead, the impact will be an increase in the number of new doctors and nurses who will hopefully benefit from our bedside and classroom teaching."
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“Today I worked with a Youth Leader and four nurse interns to present to 120 students. It was a great success and we started off talking about sexuality, responsibility, and then talked about HIV/AIDS for about 2 hours. A successful World AIDS Day!” - Peace Corps Cameroon Volunteer D'Arcy. #WAD2016 #EndAIDS2030 #WorldAIDSDay
Peace Corps Tanzania Volunteer Tyler is working hard for an AIDS free generation. His local clinic recently offered free HIV testing in his community. Seven doctors came from the district hospital and helped provide HIV testing and voluntary medical male circumcision (which can help to reduce the risk of HIV contraction by up to 60%). Early counts show over 400 people were tested and 150... View details ⇨
"This is something I will never regret, always cherish. With high hopes, this is the start of a legacy for more Native Americans, young or old, to represent and show the world who we are and what we are capable of to make the world a better place." - Peace Corps Zambia Volunteer Dennis #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth
"So in 2016, we didn’t just have GLOW camps. We had GLOW TOBE camps because we realize how pivotal it is for boys to understand the ever-growing roles of girls and women in their communities." Peace Corps Moldova Volunteer Michelle.
Learn how you can help projects such as Camp GLOW here: [ 1.usa.gov Link ] #GivingTuesday #LetGirlsLearn
This #GivingTuesday, help support the creation of libraries, leadership camps and clubs, and other community solutions that will give girls all around the world access to a better education. Learn more here: [ 1.usa.gov Link ]
Peace Corps Moldova Volunteer Dave visited a local kindergarten to discuss gender roles with children. Together they talked about the freedom of choosing professions and sports based on one’s passions and interests rather than following perpetuated stereotypes.
Ambassador Glyn Davies showed 40 Peace Corps Thailand volunteers how thankful he was for their service by hosting a Thanksgiving dinner at the Ambassador’s Residence. Ambassador Davies thanked the volunteers, who will complete their service in March, for their commitment and the legacy they will leave in communities all throughout Thailand.
"Of all the things I’m grateful for this Thanksgiving, this is what inspires me the most – the passion of ordinary people...working together to create extraordinary change." - Indira, Peace Corps Guatemala Volunteer.
"My goal was to increase awareness of the continuing issues surrounding girls’ education and rights, while creating strong leaders in the community, ultimately hoping to narrow the gender gap, village by village." - Burkina Faso Volunteer Molly
Learn more about girl's education and empowerment here: [ 1.usa.gov Link ] #LetGirlsLearn #GivingTuesday
Here is an excellent example of a Peace Corps Liberia secondary project that has thrived since 1969...the Up-Country Basketball tournament! The tournament, which has grown into a 3-day event, was started by Volunteers who served in Liberia. The tournament is an opportunity for young Liberian's to come together in the spirit of friendly competition.