Thinking about Peace Corps

I have wanted to do Peace Corps (PC) since I was a child. I first learned of PC through my father and his colleagues. They all work in international agricultural research and many of them are Return Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs). As I got older, my interest in environment, conservation and agriculture became more pronounced…

Another Peace Corps blog

“To promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.”     Like hundreds or maybe thousands of volunteers, I too have jumped on the blog bandwagon to start accomplishing Peace Corps (PC) Goal #3. Aside from Facebook and Instagram (follow me there too!), a blog is the best way for me…

Better late than never

This is late. I intended to start a blog during Pre-Service Training (PST). The change in lifestyle had more an effect on me than I imagined. PST is a strange time: no cellphones or internet access for the first week, adjusting to weather, getting to know your other Peace Corps Trainees (PCTs), homestay, no control…