Join Friends & RPCVs of Guyana!

by In FROG, International Development, PCVs, RPCVs On

During the 17 years Peace Corps has had a post in Guyana, over 470 Volunteers have assisted in the areas of health, education, community development and information technology.  Those 17 years span over four decades and, although many things have changed during that time, the basic mission of Peace Corps and its Volunteers remains the… Read more »

Guyana RPCV moviestars

by In Guyana, RPCVs On

Guyana RPCV, Brian Reeves, can be seen in a close-up of the upcoming movie “Forgetting Sarah Marshall.” He’s actually the second Guyana RPCV that I’m aware of that has been in a movie. A former PC Suriname staff member has actually won an Oscar for his work in an animation during the 70’s. Cool stuff,… Read more »

NPCA calls for photos

by In NPCA, PCVs, RPCVs On

From the NPCA: The National Peace Corps Association is seeking photos of returned Peace Corps volunteers for possible use in in our print and online communication materials. We’re looking for great photos that capture the diversity and essence of the Peace Corps experience….that show volunteers “in action” both overseas and in their “life after Peace… Read more »

Nominations Open for NPCA’s Shriver Award

by In NPCA, Peace Corps, RPCVs On

From the NPCA: Do you know of a returned Peace Corps volunteer who continues to make a sustained and distinguished contribution to humanitarian causes at home or abroad? Someone who typifies the best qualities of the Peace Corps community? If so, nominate him or her for the Sargent Shriver Award for Distinguished Humanitarian Service. The… Read more »