Mark Your Calendars – FROG Film Screening and Fundraiser Event

On September 17th, 2010, we will hold a FROG film 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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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Peace Corps Celebrates Volunteers Returning to Sierra Leone

By signing an agreement, the United States, and Sierra Leone governments agreed to reestablish 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,” said Peace Corps Chief of Staff Stacy Rhodes (Bolivia, 1968-1970)

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Peace Corps to open program in Colombia

On May 11, 2010, Peace Corps announced that the Colombian Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaime Bermadez 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

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RPCV Highlight – Joan Eichner, GUY 14

Name: Joan Eichner
GUY Group: GUY 14
Guyana Site: Vergenoegen, EBE
Type of Volunteer: Education
1. What have you been up to since you finished Peace Corps?
Grad school and the 9 to 5 grind.
2. What do you miss most about Guyana and your Peace Corps experience?
Travel and

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