Doctors Without Borders

An RPCV from Guyana, now working with MSF (Medical Sans Frontiers), sent me this link, describing a typical day on the job. 9:00 AM: Amina, 15 years old, is waiting patiently among hundreds of people. She proceeds for a few meters but she is stopped by one of the guards. She will be able to […]


More Peace Corps volunteers expected for Guyana

(via stabroeknews.com) The United States Peace Corps said another 33 community health and education volunteers will arrive in the country by May 31. According to a press release, the group, which has 41 volunteers working in eight regions, celebrated 46 years as an institution yesterday. The group works in collaboration with government ministries and non-governmental […]


Introducing…Friends & RPCV’s of Guyana

I remember sitting in the Peace Corps Guyana office flipping through the roster of RPCV.org’s associate group listings for returned volunteers and thinking “where is Guyana on this thing?” A number of volunteers came to ask themselves that very question and we came to the same conclusion. We better start one. Friends & RPCV’s of […]