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Philippines or Bust...

Posted by Bud Askins on June 6, 2012 at 4:21pm 1 Comment

Count down to the Philippines has begun. I am only a day and a half away from my departure from Austin, Texas to the Republic of the Philippines for a six month assignment as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer. It is a return trip for me. I was a…

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Once in a Lifetime Trip

Posted by Ronald Louis Peterson on May 6, 2012 at 12:46pm 0 Comments

I'm excited about returning to Ethiopia with more than 100 other RPCVs in September to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Peace Corps first group in Ethiopia. Catching up with other RPCVs, meeting a former student and his family along with others…

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If you know a returned Peace Corps volunteer who has recently passed, please consider posting in this group to honor them and share the news with our community.
 
 

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Sierra Leone Group One Stands in Solidarity

Simple words can mean a lot. Peace Corps Volunteers past and present who have served in the Ebola-impacted countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have been working in large ways and small over the past months to support their host countries.  NPCA Board Member — and Paramount Chief  — Gary Schulze shared the text of a letter of solidarity …

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When Ebola Came Calling

Pat Reilly, a member of the Friends of Liberia Board of Trustees, shared the following background on the recent Ebola resurgence, and relief efforts already underway. Find out how you can contribute to the NPCA Ebola Relief Fund.  The first whispers of Ebola in Liberia came from near the Guinea border weeks before Memorial Day. …

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Casting Directors Look to Peace Corps Community for Stories of Love and Longing

We get all kinds of queries here at RPCV Central — it sure keeps things interesting! — and in the past two days two  media opportunities landed in our inboxes that we’d like to pass on. “Lost In Love” The A&E television network is releasing a new documentary series called “Lost In Love.” The series …

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