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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: Friends of Tanzania

Do Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and former Peace Corps staff continue to make a difference? Look no further than the Friends of Tanzania, the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) featured group for September. Name of Group: Marafiki wa Tanzania/Friends of Tanzania (FOT) Three words that best describe your group: Active, Developmental, Inclusive What makes …

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#FundPeaceCorps Campaign Launches As Congress decides on the Fiscal Year 2016 Peace Corps budget (and beyond), and as President Obama commences his final year in office, the NPCA has launched the #FundPeaceCorps campaign to mobilize the Peace Corps community. In the coming weeks and months, the NPCA and the Peace Corps community will be rolling …

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Chile, Cote D’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, DRC, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Kenya, Libya, Niger, South Korea, Thailand

We recognize and congratulate members of the Peace Corps community for their many and varied achievements during the past several months. Chile A finalist in the fiction category for the International Latino Book Awards, David Edmonds (1963-1965) received honorable mention for his novel, Lily of Peru. Edmonds’ debut novel was released by Peace Corps Writers …

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