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Philippines or Bust...

Posted by Bud Askins on June 6, 2012 at 4:21pm 1 Comment

Count down to the Philippines has begun. I am only a day and a half away from my departure from Austin, Texas to the Republic of the Philippines for a six month assignment as a Peace Corps Response Volunteer. It is a return trip for me. I was a…


Once in a Lifetime Trip

Posted by Ronald Louis Peterson on May 6, 2012 at 12:46pm 0 Comments

I'm excited about returning to Ethiopia with more than 100 other RPCVs in September to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Peace Corps first group in Ethiopia. Catching up with other RPCVs, meeting a former student and his family along with others…


In Memoriam

If you know a returned Peace Corps volunteer who has recently passed, please consider posting in this group to honor them and share the news with our community.

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In Memoriam – May 2015

    Students and teachers alike, among the members of the Peace Corps community that we lost in May 2015 was a group of individuals who selflessly made life-long commitments to education and its promotion around the world. Everyone they touched, but especially those whom they helped to improve themselves through learning, will never forget …

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Ask Congress to Sign International Road Safety Letters

You have the opportunity to ask your lawmakers to show their support for international road safety. 90 percent of the more than 1.3 million road fatalities each year occur in developing nations.  The International Road Assessment Program (iRAP) rates roads from 1 to 5 stars in terms of safety for various road users.  Many roads …

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Health Justice Awareness Day

Since 1961, nearly 220,000 individuals stepped forward to answer their country’s call to service with the Peace Corps. Often referred to as “The toughest job you’ll ever love,” virtually every volunteer experiences illness and/or injury during their service.  A large majority of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) come home with minimal or no difficulties. But …

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