Small Project Assistance (SPA) Program 35th Anniversary Celebration

Small Project Assistance (SPA) Program 35th Anniversary Celebration

via peacecorpsworldwide.org WASHINGTON – Peace Corps Director Jody Olsen joined USAID Counselor Chris Milligan to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Small Project Assistance (SPA) Program. The joint collaboration has supported more than 25,000 projects and 2,800 training activities in 116 countries over the past three decades. On Monday, at a […]

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SAGE’s 2018 Graduates

SAGE’s 2018 Graduates

Louise MacCloud, Graduating with a Medical Degree After graduating, Louise plans to complete her required medical internship and then work at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation. SAGE recently interviewed her as she prepares for life outside of the University. What advice would you give students beginning the University of Guyana […]

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Meten Meer Zorg Primary Mural

Meten Meer Zorg Primary Mural

Kelsi Zeid is an Education PCV at Meten Meer Zorg Primary on the West Bank Demerara in Region 3. FROG gave Ms. Zeid a grant for extra paint and supplies which were used to complete the World Map Project with Grade 6 students this past term. The mural project motivated […]

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Camp GLOW 2018

Camp GLOW 2018

This year’s Camp GLOW was a great success, we were able to provide the students with a lot of materials and activities that would have been a lot more difficult without FROG’s help. We had 28 students come every day along with four Guyanese counterparts to help run daily activities. […]

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The World Map Mural Project

FROG recently funded the World Map Mural project, an effort of Grade 7 and 8 at West Demerara Secondary School and with the guidance of Peace Corps Volunteers Taylor Laskowski and Caroline Deurwarder. You can read more about this project below. The Process Outlining the basic structure of the world […]

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The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience

The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience will soon launch virtually and has plans for a physical location in Washington, DC. For more information on the project, check out their website. The Museum of the Peace Corps Experience (MPCE) debuts virtually in 2018 and soon becomes brick and mortar in […]

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Peace Corps Guyana Blogs

If you’re curious about the lives of current Peace Corps Guyana volunteers, here’s a list of blogs you can follow, Samantha Daisy: https://onepeopleonedestinyblog.wordpress.com/ Brittany Kernagis: http://www.instagram.com/bkernagis/ Cristina Miller: http://www.instagram.com/meateatingvegan/ Carly Ratekin: http://www.carlyratekin.com/ Chelsea Roderick: http://www.chelsearoderick.blogspot.com/ Cara Rohdenburg: http://www.mindthepiranhas.blogspot.com/ Kelsi Seid: http://peacecorpskelsi.tumblr.com/ Rebecca Tatarsky: http://www.beccatat.blogspot.com/

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Write Your Peace Corps Book Online

Want to write a book about your Peace Corps experience? John Coyne (Ethiopia 1962-1964), editor of www.peacecorpsworldwide.org, author of 26 books of award-winning fiction and nonfiction, including his Peace Corps novel, Long Ago and Far Away (2014) and How to Write a Novel in 100 Days (2013), will lead a […]

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SAGE Turns 10!

This year marks 10 years since the founding of SAGE! SAGE was started in 2008 by seven returned volunteers of WorldTeach Guyana. These volunteers served as teachers in secondary schools throughout the country and returned to the United States with a unique awareness of the many obstacles facing Guyanese students […]

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New Books by Peace Corps Writers

Below are six new books by Peace Corps writers, covering a variety of topics not all having to do with the Peace Corps itself. A Country Boy’s Dream Comes True by Edward Franklin Burkett (Micronesia 1986–87) iUniverse Press 108 pages 2004 $22.95 (hardcover), $12.78 (paperback) From a rural southern boy hauling […]

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