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===Map Projects===
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[http://mappc.org Mappc Wiki] A collaborative project designed to showcase Peace Corps Volunteers and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers Maps and Projects.
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|CountryCode=aj
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|Welcomebooklink = http://www.peacecorps.gov/welcomebooks/azwb314.pdf
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|Region= [[Eastern Europe and Central Asia]]
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|CountryDirector= [[Meredeth Dalton]]
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|Sectors= TEFL, CED, YD
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|ProgramDates= [[2003]] - [[Present]]
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|CurrentlyServing= 87
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|TotalVolunteers= 195
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|Languages= [[Azerbaijani]], [[Russian]]
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|Map= Aj-map.gif
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|stagingdate= Sep 23 2010
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|stagingcity= Philadelphia
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[http://www.chrisdelcher.carbonmade.com] A collection of maps made by Peace Corps volunteers.
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The government of Azerbaijan invited Peace Corps to work in the country, beginning with a project in the education sector in 2003. The Azerbaijan Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Peace Corps work together at the community level to improve the teaching of English as a foreign language (TEFL) programs at schools and universities. The post launched its second project, the Community Economic Development (CED) project, in 2005.  The first Youth Development ( YD) Volunteers swore in with AZ5 in September 2007.
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-Chris Delcher (El Salvador, 1998-2000)
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== Sustainable Tech Wiki ==
 
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http://www.appropedia.org/
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==Peace Corps History==
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===Agricultural Projects===
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''Main article: [[History of the Peace Corps in Azerbaijan]]''
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[[Seeders Program]] - The Seeders program works to exchange forestry and agricultural seeds between volunteers in Panama.
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[http://www.netafim.com/ Netafim] - An Agri-Business pioneer and global leader, Netafim™ delivers innovative solutions that increase crop yields and preserve water resources. With over 40 years of global experience Netafim™ leverages cutting-edge, irrigation technologies, advanced Crop Management Technologies and extensive agronomic expertise providing customers with tailored solutions from initial feasibility studies to post harvesting.
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The government of Azerbaijan has expressed keen interest in having a Peace Corps program since 1997. However, because of intense lobbying efforts by anti-Azerbaijani Armenian-Americans, the Freedom Support Act of 1992 contained a special provision (Section 907) that banned U.S. foreign assistance to Azerbaijan without presidential approval. This act effectively blocked any initiative by the Peace Corps until 2002, when President George W. Bush lifted the provision.
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[http://www.awanirentcar.com Sewa mobil jakarta] | [http://www.doxapest.co.id/index.php/pest-control-dan-anti-rayap pest control] | [http://www.pbtaxand.com/our-services/tax-advisory-services konsultan pajak] | [http://www.raywhitesemarang.com/ rumah dijual semarang] | [http://www.morinfoods.com/selai-kacang.html selai kacang]
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===Artisans===
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Shortly thereafter, Vilayat Guliev, minister of foreign affairs for the government of Azerbaijan, formally requested a Peace Corps presence. This was strongly supported by the U.S. embassy staff in Baku (Azerbaijan’s capital), and in April 2002, the Peace Corps began an assessment. The assessment team declared Azerbaijan “highly suitable for a new Peace Corps program,” citing the enthusiastic support of the U.S. embassy, Azerbaijani ministry officials, local government officials, Azerbaijani students and teachers, and local and international <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.peacecorpswiki.org/Raymond_Moy nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). On the strength of this assessment and the U.S. president’s declared interest in increasing the size of the Peace Corps and enabling citizens in predominantly Muslim countries to interact with Americans, the Peace Corps director approved the establishment of a program in Azerbaijan for 2003.
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[http://tenthousandvillages.com/ Ten Thousand Villages] - Ten Thousand Villages works with over 100 artisan groups in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America to bring you fair trade jewelry, home decor, gifts and more. As one of the world's oldest and largest fair trade organizations, we build long-term relationships with artisans that are based on mutual understanding and respect. Fair trade enables artisans to earn a fair wage and provides the opportunity for a better quality of life. (http://www.tenthousandvillages.com)
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[http://aidtoartisans.org/ Aid to Artisans] - Aid to Artisans, a non-profit organization, is also a global community of people. We offer practical assistance worldwide to artisans who work with us as partners to foster artistic traditions and cultural vitality, to improve livelihoods and to keep communities healthy, strong and growing. (http://www.aidtoartisans.org)
 
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[[http://www.youtube.com/v/3X_6qjHR5XU&hl=en&fs=1/ How Aid to Artisans works, Video]]
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==Living Conditions and Volunteer Lifestyles==
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[http://www.peoplink.org/ PeopLink] - PeopLink helps microenterprises in developing countries to connect with buyers through web page development, training and site hosting. Non-profit marketplace enabling you to purchase directly from artisans all over the world. (http://www.peoplink.org)
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''Main article: [[Living Conditions and Volunteer Lifestyles in Azerbaijan]]''
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===Engineering & Architecture Projects===
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As a Volunteer, you will live in a town or village outside of Baku. Peace Corps/Azerbaijan staff, with some consideration of your desires, selects your site carefully, its principal considerations being safety and security and matching the needs of the local community with your skills and aptitudes. We want to ensure that your talents are as fully engaged during your tour of service as possible.
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[http://other90.cooperhewitt.org/design/?c=energy Design for the Other 90% - Energy]
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[http://other90.cooperhewitt.org/design/?c=shelter Design for the Other 90% - Shelter]
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Your housing might be a private room in a family’s dwelling, a shared house, or a small apartment. You will live with a host family during training as part of your language and cultural orientation. Upon being sworn in as a Volunteer, you will again live with an Azerbaijani host family in your assigned community for the first four months of your service. The Peace Corps will select your host family for this period. Just as we make every effort to select sites that will fully engage you, we expect that you will make every effort to absorb Azerbaijani culture by spending at four months of your service living directly with a host country family. After this four-month period, alternative housing arrangements may be considered in consultation with your program manager and the medical officer. Most volunteers would like to live on their own, and usually do so, but some Volunteers remain in host family housing for their entire service. In Azerbaijan, appropriate independent housing is scarce; you should prepare for the possibility of living with a host family for your entire service.
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[http://other90.cooperhewitt.org/design/?c=transport Design for the Other 90% - Transportation]
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==Training==
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[http://www.ewb-usa.com/projects.php Engineers Without Borders - USA] - ''Open Projects'' <br>
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''Main article: [[Training in Azerbaijan]]''
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"EWB-USA is committed to designing and implementing engineering projects in developing communities around the world.  There is great need in areas ranging from renewable energy to clean water to sustainable enterprise development."
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[http://www.openarchitecturenetwork.org/ Open Architecture Network] - The Open Architecture Network is an online, open source community dedicated to improving living conditions through innovative and sustainable design.
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Following a brief pre-departure orientation (staging) in the United States, you will participate in an intensive 11-week pre-service training program in Azerbaijan. Peace Corps/ Azerbaijan uses a community-based training model that is designed around real-life experiences and emphasizes community involvement. Trainees live with host families in one of several training villages around a central training facility outside the capital. The goals of community-based training are: (1) to provide experiential learning in settings similar to those at Volunteer sites; (2) to give trainees the best possible opportunity to gain competence in technical, cross-cultural, language, and health and safety areas in a culturally and linguistically appropriate context; and (3) to guide trainees in self-directed learning so they can continue independent learning at their site.
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===Education Projects===
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Pre-service training contains six main training components: technical, Azerbaijani language, cross-cultural, health, and safety, and the opportunity to visit your potential site. Most of pre-service training time is spent on the first three of these components.
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====General====
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[http://other90.cooperhewitt.org/design/?c=education Design for the Other 90% - Education]
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====e-Learning====
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===Environment Projects===
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==Your Health Care and Safety in Azerbaijan==
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[[Seeders Program]] - The Seeders program works to exchange forestry and agricultural seeds between volunteers in Panama.
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[http://www.panamaverde.org/ Panama Verde] - Panama
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''Main article: [[Health Care and Safety in Azerbaijan]]''
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[http://www.ecotourism.org/ The International Ecotourism Society] - TIES promotes responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people. (www.ecotourism.org)
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The Peace Corps’ highest priority is maintaining the good health and safety of every Volunteer. Peace Corps medical programs emphasize the preventive, rather than the curative, approach to disease. The Peace Corps in Azerbaijan maintains a clinic with one or two (depending on the number of Volunteers) medical officers, who take care of Volunteers’ primary healthcare needs. Additional medical services, such as testing and basic treatment, are available in Baku at an American-standard hospital. If you become seriously ill, you will be transported either to an American-standard medical facility in the region or to the United States.  
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[http://www.fogquest.org/ FogQuest] - FogQuest is a non-profit, registered charity dedicated to planning and implementing water projects for rural communities in developing countries. We utilize innovative fog collectors as well as effective rainfall collectors to make optimum use of natural atmospheric sources of water. (www.fogquest.org)
 
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===Health Projects===
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==Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues==
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====General====
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[http://other90.cooperhewitt.org/design/?c=health Design for the Other 90% - Health]
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====Water====
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[http://other90.cooperhewitt.org/design/?c=water Design for the Other 90% - Water]
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===IT Projects===
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sketchup.google.com
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earth.google.com
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===Small Enterprise Development Projects===
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''Main article: [[Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues in Azerbaijan]]''
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[http://www.kiva.org/ Kiva] - Kiva lets you connect with and loan money to unique small businesses in the developing world.  By loaning a business money on Kiva.org, you help the world's working poor make strides towards economic independence.  Throughout the course of the loan (usually 6-24 months), you receive email journal updates from the business you've sponsored. Once the loans are repaid, you get your money back.
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There are two core volunteer programs that you can become involved with:
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Our diversity helps us accomplish that goal. In other ways, however, it poses challenges. In Azerbaijan, as in other Peace Corps host countries, Volunteers’ behavior, lifestyle, background, and beliefs are judged in a cultural context very different from their own. Certain personal perspectives or characteristics commonly accepted in the United States may be quite uncommon, unacceptable, or even repressed in Azerbaijan.
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'''Kiva Fellows''': Individuals spend 10 weeks to one year with a microfinance institution in a developing country, chronicling the lives of the working poor and assisting the microfinance institutions to maximize their relationship with Kiva. [(http://www.kiva.org/fellows)]
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Outside of Azerbaijan’s capital, residents of rural communities have had relatively little direct exposure to other cultures, races, religions, and lifestyles. What people view as typical American behavior or norms may be a misconception, such as the belief that all Americans are rich and have blond hair and blue eyes. The people of Azerbaijan are justly known for their generous hospitality to foreigners; however, members of the community in which you will live may display a range of reactions to cultural differences that you present.  
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'''Kiva Translators''': Volunteering from their own homes, individuals take entrepreneurs’ loan profiles written in the local language and translate to English, which are then posted for lending on Kiva.org.  Kiva Translators help bring the entrepreneurs' stories to life for potential lenders. [(http://www.kiva.org/volunteer)]
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* Possible Issues for Female Volunteers
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* Possible Issues for Volunteers of Color
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* Possible Issues for Senior Volunteers
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* Possible Issues for Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Volunteers
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* Possible Religious Issues for Volunteers
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* Possible Issues for Volunteers With Disabilities
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* Possible Issues for Married Volunteers
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[http://www.ashoka.org/ Ashoka] - Ashoka's mission is to shape a citizen sector that is entrepreneurial, productive and globally integrated, and to develop the profession of social entrepreneurship around the world. Ashoka identifies and invests in leading social entrepreneurs - extraordinary individuals with unprecedented ideas for change in their communities - supporting them, their ideas and institutions through all phases of their careers. Ashoka Fellows benefit from being part of the global Fellowship for life. Volunteers can [http://www.ashoka.org/fellows/social_entrepreneur.cfm/ apply] to become social entrepreneurs.
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==Frequently Asked questions==
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[http://www.seepnetwork.org/ SEEP Network] - The SEEP Network is an organization of more than 50 North American private and voluntary organizations that support micro and small business and microfinance institutions in the developing world. Its mission is to advance the practice of micro and small enterprise development among its members, their international partners, and other practitioners. (www.seepnetwork.org/)
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{{Volunteersurvey2008
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|H1r=  42
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|H1s=  71.5
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|H2r=  25
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|H2s=  85.3
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|H3r=  43
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|H3s=  82.9
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|H4r=  41
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|H4s=  103.5
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|H5r=  39
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|H5s=  52.5
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|H6r=  9
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|H6s=  98.3
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[http://www.africacncl.org/ Corporate Council on Africa] - Since our founding in 1993, CCA has been the leading American nonprofit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to enhancing trade and investment ties between the United States and the 53 countries of Africa. (www.africacncl.org/)
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''Main article: [[FAQs about Peace Corps in Azerbaijan]]''
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[http://www.africaopenforbusiness.com/web/index.html/ Africa: Open for Business] - A one-hour documentary on entrepreneurship in Africa. (www.africaopenforbusiness.com/web/index.html)
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* How much luggage am I allowed to bring to Azerbaijan?
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* What is the electric current?
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* How much money should I bring?
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* When can I take vacation and have people visit me?
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* Will my belongings be covered by insurance?
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* Do I need an international driver’s license?
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* What should I bring as gifts for Azerbaijani friends and my host family?
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* Where will my site assignment be when I finish training and how isolated will I be?
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* How can my family contact me in an emergency?
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* Can I call home?
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* Will there be e-mail and Internet access? Should I bring my computer?
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[http://www.georgetown.edu/centers/woodstock/gl-micro.htm/ Microenterprise Development in El Salvador] - Village Banking, Changing Values, and Informal Education is an online article by a Georgetown University professor.(www.georgetown.edu/centers/woodstock/gl-micro.htm)
 
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[http://www.microfinancegateway.org/ Microfinance Gateway] - The Microfinance Gateway is the most comprehensive online resource for the microfinance industry. It includes research and publications, specialized resource centers, organization and consultant profiles, and the latest news, events, and job opportunities in microfinance.
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==Packing List==
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[http://www.socialedge.org/ Social Edge] - On-Line resource for entrepreneurs
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''Main article: [[Packing List for Azerbaijan]]''
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[http://www.accion.org/ Accion] - A microlending organization active in Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa.  
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This list has been compiled by Peace Corps/Azerbaijan and Volunteers and is based on their experience. Use it as an informal guide in making your own list, bearing in mind that experience is individual. There is no perfect list! You obviously cannot bring everything we mention, so consider those items that make the most sense to you personally and professionally. You can always have things sent to you later. As you decide what to bring, keep in mind that you have a weight limit on baggage. And remember, you can get almost everything you need in Azerbaijan.
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[http://www.microenterpriseworks.org/ Association For Enterprise Opportunity] - A membership-based organization for those involved in supporting microenterprise development.
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* General Clothing
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* For Women
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* For Men
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* Personal Hygiene and Toiletry Items
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[http://www.microjournal.com/ Journal of Microfinance] - A forum for the sharing of ideas and information pertaining to the practice of microfinance and microenterprise development, from Brigham Young University.
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==Peace Corps News==
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[http://www.mip.org/ MicroEnterprise Innovation Project] - USAID’s initiative to support technical and financial assistance, research and training on best practices in microenterprise development and finance.
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Current events relating to Peace Corps are also available by [[News | country of service]] or [[News by state|your home state]]
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[http://www.mrreporting.org/ USAID-related Sites]
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''The following is automatic RSS feed of Peace Corps news for this country.''<br><rss title=on desc=off>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&ned=us&scoring=n&q=%22peace+corps%22+%22azerbaijan%22&output=rss|charset=UTF-8|short|date=M d</rss>
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[http://www.bplans.com/ Business Plans] - Business planning tools and resources- includes several links
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<br>'''[http://peacecorpsjournals.com PEACE CORPS JOURNALS]'''<br>''( As of {{CURRENTDAYNAME}} {{CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{CURRENTDAY}}, {{CURRENTYEAR}} )''<rss title=off desc=off>http://peacecorpsjournals.com/rss/aj/blog/50.xml|charset=UTF-8|short|max=10</rss>
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===General Community Development===
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==Country Fund==
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[http://www.fairtradefederation.com/ Fair Trade Federation (FTF)] - FTF members are committed to the following principles and practices in their trading relationships: fair wages; cooperative workplaces; consumer education; environmental sustainability; financial and technical support; respect for cultural identity; public accountability. (www.fairtradefederation.com/)
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[http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cced/publicat/lgc1097.html/ Asset-Based Community Development] - This page provides a report from the Center for community Economic Development on ABCD. (www.uwex.edu/ces/cced/publicat/lgc1097.html)
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Contributions to the [https://www.peacecorps.gov/index.cfm?shell=resources.donors.contribute.projDetail&projdesc=314-CFD Azerbaijan Country Fund] will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Azerbaijan. These projects include water and sanitation, agricultural development, and youth programs.
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[http://www.africacncl.org/(eqiv4w55pyf2tf45s3hnpeu5)/Default.aspx/ Corporate Council on Africa] - Since our founding in 1993, CCA has been the leading American nonprofit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to enhancing trade and investment ties between the United States and the 53 countries of Africa. (www.africacncl.org/)
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==See also==
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* [[List of resources for Azerbaijan]]
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* [[Volunteers who served in Azerbaijan]]
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* [[Pre-Departure Checklist]]
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* [[Inspector General Reports]]
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[http://www.copacgva.org/ Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives] - COPAC is a collaboration between local organizations and UN agencies. (www.copacgva.org)
 
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[http://www.google.com/sketchup/green/resources.html/ Google Sketchup Resources]
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==External links==
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* [http://www.peacecorpsjournals.com/aj.html Peace Corps Journals - Azerbaijan]
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[[Category:Azerbaijan]] [[Category:Eastern Europe and Central Asia]]
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[[Category:Country]]

Revision as of 05:58, 4 November 2013


US Peace Corps
Azerbaijan


Status: ACTIVE
Staging:


American Overseas Staff (FY2010): FP 03 (Gray, Mark, S, R, $ 96,552), FP 03 (Kavaliunas, Kristina, A, $ 80,861), FP 01 (Dalton, Anne, Meredith, $ 134,576)


Latest Early Termination Rates (FOIA 11-058):

(2007 30 %),  (2006 36 %), 2005 35 %,  (2008 15 %)

Peace Corps Journals - Azerbaijan Feedicon.gif

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Peace Corps Welcome Book
Region:

Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Country Director:

Meredeth Dalton

Sectors:

TEFL, CED, YD

Program Dates:

2003 - Present

Current Volunteers:

87

Total Volunteers:

195

Languages Spoken:

Azerbaijani, Russian

Flag:

Flag of Azerbaijan.svg


The government of Azerbaijan invited Peace Corps to work in the country, beginning with a project in the education sector in 2003. The Azerbaijan Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Peace Corps work together at the community level to improve the teaching of English as a foreign language (TEFL) programs at schools and universities. The post launched its second project, the Community Economic Development (CED) project, in 2005. The first Youth Development ( YD) Volunteers swore in with AZ5 in September 2007.


Contents

Peace Corps History

Main article: History of the Peace Corps in Azerbaijan

The government of Azerbaijan has expressed keen interest in having a Peace Corps program since 1997. However, because of intense lobbying efforts by anti-Azerbaijani Armenian-Americans, the Freedom Support Act of 1992 contained a special provision (Section 907) that banned U.S. foreign assistance to Azerbaijan without presidential approval. This act effectively blocked any initiative by the Peace Corps until 2002, when President George W. Bush lifted the provision. Sewa mobil jakarta | pest control | konsultan pajak | rumah dijual semarang | selai kacang

Shortly thereafter, Vilayat Guliev, minister of foreign affairs for the government of Azerbaijan, formally requested a Peace Corps presence. This was strongly supported by the U.S. embassy staff in Baku (Azerbaijan’s capital), and in April 2002, the Peace Corps began an assessment. The assessment team declared Azerbaijan “highly suitable for a new Peace Corps program,” citing the enthusiastic support of the U.S. embassy, Azerbaijani ministry officials, local government officials, Azerbaijani students and teachers, and local and international [http://www.peacecorpswiki.org/Raymond_Moy nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). On the strength of this assessment and the U.S. president’s declared interest in increasing the size of the Peace Corps and enabling citizens in predominantly Muslim countries to interact with Americans, the Peace Corps director approved the establishment of a program in Azerbaijan for 2003.


Living Conditions and Volunteer Lifestyles

Main article: Living Conditions and Volunteer Lifestyles in Azerbaijan

As a Volunteer, you will live in a town or village outside of Baku. Peace Corps/Azerbaijan staff, with some consideration of your desires, selects your site carefully, its principal considerations being safety and security and matching the needs of the local community with your skills and aptitudes. We want to ensure that your talents are as fully engaged during your tour of service as possible.

Your housing might be a private room in a family’s dwelling, a shared house, or a small apartment. You will live with a host family during training as part of your language and cultural orientation. Upon being sworn in as a Volunteer, you will again live with an Azerbaijani host family in your assigned community for the first four months of your service. The Peace Corps will select your host family for this period. Just as we make every effort to select sites that will fully engage you, we expect that you will make every effort to absorb Azerbaijani culture by spending at four months of your service living directly with a host country family. After this four-month period, alternative housing arrangements may be considered in consultation with your program manager and the medical officer. Most volunteers would like to live on their own, and usually do so, but some Volunteers remain in host family housing for their entire service. In Azerbaijan, appropriate independent housing is scarce; you should prepare for the possibility of living with a host family for your entire service.

Training

Main article: Training in Azerbaijan

Following a brief pre-departure orientation (staging) in the United States, you will participate in an intensive 11-week pre-service training program in Azerbaijan. Peace Corps/ Azerbaijan uses a community-based training model that is designed around real-life experiences and emphasizes community involvement. Trainees live with host families in one of several training villages around a central training facility outside the capital. The goals of community-based training are: (1) to provide experiential learning in settings similar to those at Volunteer sites; (2) to give trainees the best possible opportunity to gain competence in technical, cross-cultural, language, and health and safety areas in a culturally and linguistically appropriate context; and (3) to guide trainees in self-directed learning so they can continue independent learning at their site.

Pre-service training contains six main training components: technical, Azerbaijani language, cross-cultural, health, and safety, and the opportunity to visit your potential site. Most of pre-service training time is spent on the first three of these components.

Your Health Care and Safety in Azerbaijan

Main article: Health Care and Safety in Azerbaijan

The Peace Corps’ highest priority is maintaining the good health and safety of every Volunteer. Peace Corps medical programs emphasize the preventive, rather than the curative, approach to disease. The Peace Corps in Azerbaijan maintains a clinic with one or two (depending on the number of Volunteers) medical officers, who take care of Volunteers’ primary healthcare needs. Additional medical services, such as testing and basic treatment, are available in Baku at an American-standard hospital. If you become seriously ill, you will be transported either to an American-standard medical facility in the region or to the United States.


Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues

Main article: Diversity and Cross-Cultural Issues in Azerbaijan

Our diversity helps us accomplish that goal. In other ways, however, it poses challenges. In Azerbaijan, as in other Peace Corps host countries, Volunteers’ behavior, lifestyle, background, and beliefs are judged in a cultural context very different from their own. Certain personal perspectives or characteristics commonly accepted in the United States may be quite uncommon, unacceptable, or even repressed in Azerbaijan.

Outside of Azerbaijan’s capital, residents of rural communities have had relatively little direct exposure to other cultures, races, religions, and lifestyles. What people view as typical American behavior or norms may be a misconception, such as the belief that all Americans are rich and have blond hair and blue eyes. The people of Azerbaijan are justly known for their generous hospitality to foreigners; however, members of the community in which you will live may display a range of reactions to cultural differences that you present.


Frequently Asked questions

Project Ideas
2008 Volunteer Survey Results

How personally rewarding is your overall Peace Corps service? Rank:
42
Score:
71.5
Today would you make the same decision to join the Peace Corps? Rank:
25
Score:
85.3
Would you recommend Peace Corps service to others you think are qualified? Rank:
43
Score:
82.9
Do you intend to complete your Peace Corps service? Rank:
41
Score:
103.5
How well do your Peace Corps experiences match the expectations you had before you became a Volunteer? Rank:
39
Score:
52.5
Would your host country benefit the most if the Peace Corps program were---? Rank:
9
Score:
98.3
Project Ideas


Main article: FAQs about Peace Corps in Azerbaijan


Packing List

Main article: Packing List for Azerbaijan

This list has been compiled by Peace Corps/Azerbaijan and Volunteers and is based on their experience. Use it as an informal guide in making your own list, bearing in mind that experience is individual. There is no perfect list! You obviously cannot bring everything we mention, so consider those items that make the most sense to you personally and professionally. You can always have things sent to you later. As you decide what to bring, keep in mind that you have a weight limit on baggage. And remember, you can get almost everything you need in Azerbaijan.

Peace Corps News

Current events relating to Peace Corps are also available by country of service or your home state

The following is automatic RSS feed of Peace Corps news for this country.

PEACE CORPS JOURNALS
( As of Thursday April 24, 2014 )

Country Fund

Contributions to the Azerbaijan Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Azerbaijan. These projects include water and sanitation, agricultural development, and youth programs.

See also


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