Peace Corps

 
 

Corps Stories – Celebrating 50 Years of Peace Corps

As Peace Corps approaches its 50th Anniversary, we are reaching out to past Guyana Peace Corps Volunteers, staff and family to collect the stories of their experiences while living and working in Guyana.  We are calling this project, the Corps Stories – Celebrating 50 Years of Peace Corps and we are hoping to get many […]

 

Signing Off, Mr. President

As I look to wrap-up my term as President, I wanted to reflect on how our non-profit began and how our ‘tadpole’ has grown in to FROG.  It was all very simple- well, maybe not that simple.  Whenever you put a number of RPCVs together who want to carry on the 3rd goal of the […]

 

Mark Your Calendars – FROG Film Screening and Fundraiser Event

On September 17th, 2010, Friends and RPCVs of Guyana will hold a screening of the short narrative film,”The Seawall” by Cal Arts School of Film and Design graduate, Mason Richards. The event will be held at the Goethe-Instutit in Washington, D.C. and will also serve as a fundraising event for our FROG Grants program. Hope […]

 

Peace Corps Response looking for Volunteers to serve in Guyana

The Peace Corps Response program (formally known as Crisis Corps) has two open positions for Volunteers in Guyana. ICT Teacher at the Yakusari Primary School -The ICT teacher will work in close collaboration with the school to develop a new computer lab and work with students and the wider community to teach basic computer skills. […]

 
RPCV Highlight – Kristen Hare, GUY 8

RPCV Highlight – Kristen Hare, GUY 8

Name: Kristen Hare GUY Group: 8 Guyana Site: Johanna Cecilia, Essequibo Coast Type of Volunteer: Education 1. What have you been up to since you finished Peace Corps? I’m a journalist, currently writing and producing video stories for the online news site The St. Louis Beacon. I’m also married, the mother of a 3-year-old boy, […]

 
RPCV Highlight – Hope Wall, GUY 11

RPCV Highlight – Hope Wall, GUY 11

Name: Hope Wall GUY Group: 11 Guyana Site: Wakapoa Type of Volunteer: Health 1. What have you been up to since you finished Peace Corps? Working with Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres – MSF) 2. What do you miss most about Guyana and your Peace Corps experience? Without a doubt my community – I […]

 

Please support a Guyana RPCVs project

Joan Eichner (GUY 14), is one of two finalists for a $15,000 grant from the Pittsburgh Foundation / Grable Foundation initiative. Below is more information about her project, but we ask that you help out and vote for her project called DocYOUmenting Hope: The Stories of Young Learners. About DocYOUmenting Hope: The Stories of Young […]

 

Peace Corps Celebrates Volunteers Returning to Sierra Leone

By signing an agreement, the United States and Sierra Leone governments agreed to reestablished a Peace Corps/Sierra Leone program. Sierra Leone hasn’t had a Peace Corps program since 1994. “I am honored to celebrate the volunteers returning to Sierra Leone,â€? said Peace Corps Chief of Staff Stacy Rhodes (Bolivia, 1968-1970) at the send off celebration. […]

 

Peace Corps to open program in Colombia

On May 11, 2010 Peace Corps announced that the Colombian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaime Bermúdez and Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams met to sign an Understanding to establish a Peace Corps program in Colombia. “We are honored that the government of Colombia has invited Peace Corps to establish a program in Colombia,â€? said […]

 

After School Homework Help in Canal #1

Edith Yoo, PCV Guy20, recently completed her project to enhance the after school homework help program at the Two Brothers Primary Accelerated Learning Center in Canal #1.