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One of President John F. Kennedy's signature achievements was creating the Peace Corps, a new agency and a new opportunity for Americans to serve their country and their world.

For more than five decades, Volunteers in 140 countries have demonstrated ingenuity, creativity, and grit to solve critical challenges alongside community leaders. #JFK100
One of President John F Kennedys signature achievements was creating the Peace

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Trainees in Peace Corps Georgia got creative and organized an ecology art competition this week.

Local youth created works of art that made a statement about keeping the town clean. Trainees then selected the winners, and all participants received signed Peace Corps certificates for their hard work.
Trainees in Peace Corps Georgia got creative and organized an ecology art
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05/23/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
"While I had to work a bit harder to convince some people that I was really an American, or to connect with students, my experience was just as fulfilling as any other Peace Corps Volunteer's experience," says returned Peace Corps Thailand Volunteer Kyle. #AAPIHeritageMonth
While I had to work a bit harder to convince some people

7 things I learned as an Asian Volunteer in Asia

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Joe Brazer
Angel Luis Correa
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05/23/2017 at 14:16. Facebook
One of the signature achievements of President John F. Kennedy was creating the Peace Corps, a new agency and a new opportunity for Americans to serve their country and their world.

This week, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of JFK's birth. Follow #JFK100 to learn about his life and legacy.
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Elizabeth Ramsey
Bill Eagen
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05/22/2017 at 20:45. Facebook
“Actual retirement will not happen; that is not my way of life,” says Marcee Chipman, a 68-year-old Volunteer nearing the completion of her service in Peace Corps Senegal. #oam17
Actual retirement will not happen that is not my way of life

Older Americans are key players abroad

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Laurie Tarter
Rose M Rivas
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05/22/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Just sharing a Monday afternoon laugh in Peace Corps Colombia!

Apply to serve, and you could begin service in Colombia as soon as January of 2018.
Just sharing a Monday afternoon laugh in Peace Corps Colombia

Peace Corps Volunteer Openings

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Doris Swehla
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05/22/2017 at 17:05. Facebook
By being interviewed live in the Kyrgyz language on a local radio station, Volunteers Eric and Ben fulfilled goal No. 2 of the Peace Corps—promoting a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served!
By being interviewed live in the Kyrgyz language on a local radio
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05/21/2017 at 20:31. Facebook
The Peace Corps’ application makes it easier than ever to know what country you might be serving in and what your Volunteer role might be.
The Peace Corps application makes it easier than ever to know what

Where will I be serving in country?

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05/21/2017 at 16:28. Facebook
Thanks to Volunteer Kyera's hard work, her school now has its first-ever library! With the support of the community and school, as well as a small grant, students now have a space to read and receive literacy lessons each day.

Fourth grader Ezekiel was so excited, he exclaimed, "When I grow up, I want to have a library!"
Thanks to Volunteer Kyeras hard work her school now has its firstever
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05/21/2017 at 13:20. Facebook
Congratulations to Peace Corps Costa Rica's new Community Economic Development Volunteers! They were sworn in on Wednesday and began their service on Thursday.

We wish you all the best!
Congratulations to Peace Corps Costa Ricas new Community Economic Development Vo
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Sukina Sakeena
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05/20/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
Education Volunteer Katrina and her students are teaming up to make a positive impact in their community.

This week, they worked together to clean up around the local lake and parks. Great work!
Education Volunteer Katrina and her students are teaming up to make a
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05/20/2017 at 16:25. Facebook
In Peace Corps Indonesia, "There is no 'typical' day," says English Education Volunteer Seamus.
In Peace Corps Indonesia There is no typical day says English Education

A Day in the Life!

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05/20/2017 at 14:27. Facebook
Volunteer Sarah in Peace Corps Comoros is brightening up the school library with a coat of sunny yellow paint! ☀
Volunteer Sarah in Peace Corps Comoros is brightening up the school library
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05/18/2017 at 20:30. Facebook
Volunteer Lindsay says of her decision to serve in Peace Corps Colombia, “As a future Spanish teacher in the States, I wanted to increase my knowledge of Latin American cultures and improve my Spanish. I wanted to gain meaningful cultural knowledge and experiences that I could some day share with my Spanish students.”
Volunteer Lindsay says of her decision to serve in Peace Corps Colombia

Secondary Education English Teacher Trainer

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Lilia Esther Gonzalez Reyes
Sukina Sakeena
Karen Danielle
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05/18/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
Volunteer Elaine's Student English Committee plans to launch a debate society, hold spelling and writing competitions, invite alumni guest speakers and more.

"And I have a feeling that is just the beginning," she says. Peace Corps Rwanda
Volunteer Elaines Student English Committee plans to launch a debate society hold

Vision 2020

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Olena Grundman
Sukina Sakeena
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05/18/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
"The best way to wash your hair off after getting a haircut is by playing in the ocean!” - Peace Corps/FSM and Palau Volunteer Sorcha
The best way to wash your hair off after getting a haircut

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Kayvan Navai
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05/18/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
Peace Corps Guatemala's Youth in Development Volunteers hosted their 4th Youth Forum this week, bringing together 64 teenagers, service providers, and Peace Corps Volunteers from 13 communities in the Guatemalan Highlands.

During the 3-day event, participants were educated on sexual and reproductive health topics, as well as strategies to develop crucial life skills, prevent substance...
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Peace Corps Guatemalas Youth in Development Volunteers hosted their 4th Youth Forum
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05/18/2017 at 12:56. Facebook
With a grant from The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Volunteer Ashley Riley and 65 members of her community were able to build a maternity waiting home and install a water system in the local Rural Health Center.

Ashley and her counterparts also trained 20 people to be part of a Safe Motherhood Action Group, which will improve safe motherhood, spread the word about...
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With a grant from The US Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
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Volunteer Jay and his counterparts taught the importance of daily exercise at their school this week! The 8th & 9th grade students led the entire school in a high-energy cardio session.

"I'm so proud of my village for being so kind, accepting, loving, open-minded, and willing to try new things,” Jay said.
Volunteer Jay and his counterparts taught the importance of daily exercise at
"Now, I’m not white or Asian or Filipino; I’m just another community member," says Peace Corps Malawi Volunteer Andrew Datu. #AAPIHeritageMonth
Now Im not white or Asian or Filipino Im just another community

Being a Filipino American in Malawi

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John Ngonyani
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