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Peace Corps Wiki is a collaborative project whose goal is to create a free, interactive, and up-to-date source of information about serving as a volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps. Anyone is welcome to edit, add, or change any entry, or start a new one. So far there are a total of 9,749 pages that have been written and edited by (R)PCVs and Friends of Peace Corps from around the world.

The 2008 Sichuan Earthquake was a major earthquake struck Sichuan Province, China on May 12, 2008, killing tens of thousands of people. The final death toll has not yet been assessed. All current Peace Corps volunteers are safe and accounted for, but the disaster has likely affected thousands of former students of Peace Corps volunteers.

Official Peace Corps Press Release China RPCVs Yahoo Group
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Mauritania Invitee Julie Ann Clark:
"Peace Corps Blog Intro, Just a quick intro to what I will be doing for the next 27 months of my life!""
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What does the Chicago Marathon have to do with Early Terminations in the Peace Corps?

Read the Analogy given in the Introduction of the report Early Termination in the Peace Corps to find out...(more...)


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Current Volunteers: Spencer_Martin Malawi 2007 - 2009 "....I teach physical science, life skills, and P.E. at a small Community Day Secondary School (CDSS). I will be starting some IGAs soon to try and help my school build some housing facilities for the students...."(more blog...)
2000s: Jeremy Richart Armenia 2002 - 2004 ....trainer and heart of the Yerevan PC community, 2004-2006 contributed his DOS Statement on his experience as an Volunteer in Armenia.
1990s: Karyn Diane Ellis Burkina Faso 1997 - 1999 "I was an English Teacher in the small village of Diapangou, located in the eastern region of Burkina Faso in Fada n' Gourma. In addition to teaching English at the local high school (consisting of four rooms lit by louvered windows) I orchestrated an HIV/AIDS awareness theater competition for secondary schools in the eastern region, as well as arranging the planning and construction of a girl's dormitory that was lit by solar panels."
1980s: Lynn-Ann (Gruss) Steel Dominican Republic 1981 - 1983 "....After training we flew to the DR where I lived with my husband Joe in Rio Limpio first, dubbed the most beautiful site on the island (and also the most removed) with the best view (mountains and jungle) from our out-house."
1970s: Michael Hudson Liberia 1974 - 1975 "...Lesson's Learned....Great experience, great memories, great friends. Gives me pause weekly to relive my African experience. Has affected me politically, personally, and professionally."
1960s: Frederick_Baker Thailand 1964 - 1966 ".....Dr. Baker is presently an Emeritus Professor of Education in the Department of Education, College of Education and Integrated Studies at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. An international teacher educator"

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