Guyana Peace Corps Response Volunteer featured on Peace Corps Website

The Peace Corps website recently featured Ashley Benson, who served as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer in Guyana. Working through the Catholic Relief Services, Ashley provided 6 months of much-needed support to the “Program on Abstinence for Guyana”. Working with the goal of prevention in mind, Ashley found the experience

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FROG DC Fund Raiser

Come to our FROG DC Fund Raiser!  This Thursday, November 12th at Garretts Restaurant and Railroad, 3003 M St, NW Georgetown, Washington, DC from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
There will be a raffle with great prizes, drink specials, good people, and great conversation. $5 donation is suggested at the

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Peace Corps community support for Samoa

As we all know, the worldwide Peace Corps community is a close bunch. When a part of that community is in need, no matter the geographic region, we are there to help however we can.
Below are some links and information about relief efforts to the island nation of Samoa.

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Guyana RPCV Spotlight – Cabul Mehta

Cabul Mehta served in Guyana as a Peace Corps Volunteer from 2004 – 2006 in West Coast Demerara. Cabul is now a dual-degree MBA-MPH candidate at the Boston University School of Management. BU.edu recently spotlighted Cabul on their own side, heres a takeaway from the site –
Please tell

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Peace Corps Guyana Vacancy: Training Manager

Peace Corps Guyana Vacancy Announcement for Training Manager
United States Peace Corps in Guyana
Basic Functions of the Position:
Manage the design, delivery and evaluation of competency-based training to prepare Peace Corps Trainees for two years of volunteer service in Guyana. Coordinate and manage the development and implementation of the

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Peace Corps Guyana Job: Program and Training Specialist – Education

Program and Training Specialist – Education
Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Program and Training Specialist for Peace Corps Guyana. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable candidate has been identified.
Job Summary:

Works closely with the Program and Training

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Peace Corps Reform Plan

Memorandum
To: Friends of the Peace Corps
From: Chuck Ludlam and Paula Hirschoff (RPCVs)
Re: Peace Corps Reform Plan
Date: July 2009
With President Obama’s nomination of Aaron Williams for Peace Corps Director which we strongly support and the probable Congressional approval of increased appropriations, the Peace Corps is poised

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Clean Water Project in St. Monica

Beneficiaries:
Congratulations to Philip Chan, an RPCV from Guyana, who won our hearts – and our first small grant – with his proposal for the Clean Water Project in St. Monica. Please take a moment to read his magnificent project report below.

PROJECT REPORT FROM PHILLIP CHAN
Summary:
The

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Have you heard of…the Rupununi Learners?

I came across a great website one day for the Rupununi Learners. The organization is made up of two non-profit organizations – the Rupununi Learners Incorporated (RLI) and Rupununi Learners Foundation (RLF). RLI is a registered non-profit in Guyana, founded in 2007 and RLF is a registered non-profit in the

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It’s Peace Corps Week!

From February 23 to March 2, 2009, thousands of the 195,000 Peace Corps Volunteers who have served over the years in more than 139 countries will share their overseas experiences with schools and community groups throughout the United States during Peace Corps Week.
Designated as Peace Corps Week, this weeklong

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