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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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The National Peace Corps Association champions lifelong commitment to Peace Corps ideals.

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In Memoriam – March 2015

As we reflect on members of the Peace Corps community we lost in March, some common threads of their lives intersect.  Some rose to high ranks as Peace Corps staff.  A number first served our nation during World War II.  For others, Peace Corps service came later in life, and in some cases, included service …

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National Peace Corps Association Awards Grants To Communities Recovering From Ebola

Ebola Relief Fund addresses epidemic’s aftermath in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) announced today that it has awarded four new grants, totaling nearly $10,000, to community organizations helping with the recovery from Ebola in the three most affected countries in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The funds …

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More Clean Water with Water Charity, Peace Corps Community

The numbers don’t lie. According to the United Nations, 780 million people don’t have access to clean drinking water—roughly the combined populations of the United States, Brazil, Russia, and Japan. More than two billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation. Fortunately, through the NPCA’s new partnership with the nonprofit Water Charity, the Returned Peace …

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