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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…


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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NPCA Featured Group: First Coast RPCVs

Community service.  Advocacy.  Partnership Dinners. Happy Hours and potlucks.  There’s a little bit of everything going on in the northeast corner of Florida and southeastern Georgia.  That’s where you will find the First Coast Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.  And here is where you will find more details about our featured group for the month of …

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My Peace Corps Friend is the New Prime Minister of Moldova

by Richard Kimball (Moldova 1993-1995) After over two months of deliberations and purported back door dealings between rival political parties, the Republic of Moldova announced on February 18, 2015 the formation of a new government under the leadership of a young new prime minister, Chiril Gaburici. What does it mean?  Well, there is always hope …

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March Featured Advocates: Day of Action “Power Couples”

More than 100 advocates for a strong and vibrant Peace Corps will be on Capitol Hill March 5th as part of the National Peace Corps Association’s (NPCA) National Day of Action. Our advocates will scatter across Capitol Hill, sharing their Peace Corps experiences in more than 150 meetings with members of Congress or their staff. …

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