Peace Corps Third Goal

Peace Corps Third Goal Third Goal - To promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of America. The Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools program - To promote 21st century global competence through the Peace Corps experience.

The Peace Corps traces its roots and mission to 1960, when then Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries. From that inspiration grew an agency of the federal government devoted to world peace and friendship. Since that time, more than 225,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have serve

The Peace Corps traces its roots and mission to 1960, when then Senator John F. Kennedy challenged students at the University of Michigan to serve their country in the cause of peace by living and working in developing countries. From that inspiration grew an agency of the federal government devoted to world peace and friendship. Since that time, more than 225,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have serve

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Are you looking to connect with other #RPCVs in your comunity? Check out the RPCV events websites for group events near ...
09/23/2019
Events for Returned Volunteers

Are you looking to connect with other #RPCVs in your comunity? Check out the RPCV events websites for group events near you!

Engage with the returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV) community and advance your career. Search events just for RPCVs.

09/19/2019
What is this Thing? Part 1

We asked our @PeaceCorps staff to identify some mystery objects Volunteers have encountered in the field. Can you guess what they are? #howiseepc

Peace Corps employees try to guess the purpose of unique objects brought home by Peace Corps Volunteers. This new mini-series tests our employees' guessing s...

#RPCV Hailey reflects on her committment to service: from Peace Corps to City Year
09/18/2019
Choosing a life of service: From Peace Corps to City Year

#RPCV Hailey reflects on her committment to service: from Peace Corps to City Year

I returned from the Peace Corps with a deep respect for volunteers who give their time, energy and talents to supporting struggling communities.

09/17/2019
What Is This Thing? Part 3

Can you name this mystery item used by Peace Corps Volunteers in the field? #howiseepc

"Crabs are smart. Crabs are like elephants. Nah, elephants are pretty smart. I think crabs are the elephants of the crustacean world; that's what I heard." W...

"I have been welcomed with open arms from my friends, crinkle-eyed smiles from my elders, and by the sticky kisses of ch...
09/16/2019
Silver Lining Microbes

"I have been welcomed with open arms from my friends, crinkle-eyed smiles from my elders, and by the sticky kisses of children who love to poke at my chronic sunburn from the moment I set foot in Boki Diawe, a lovely road village in the northern region of Senegal." - Haley Wilson, Peace Corps Senegal Volunteer #howiseepc

I have been welcomed with open arms from my friends, crinkle-eyed smiles from my elders, and by the sticky kisses of children who love to poke at my chronic sunburn from the moment I set foot in Boki Diawe, a lovely road village in the northern region of Senegal.

09/13/2019
Khachapuri from Georgia

It's #FoodFriday and we're making khachapuri from Peace Corps Georgiaa #peacecorpseats #globalfed

Ingredients Khachapuri: · 6 oz. dough (see below) · 8 oz. mozzarella, chopped · 6 oz. feta cheese, crumbled · Egg yolk · 1/4 cup water Yogurt Dough: · 3 1/2 ...

The shared Peace Corps experience brought John and Vanessa Montgomery together as a couple and inspired them to serve ag...
09/12/2019
Peace Corps brings couple together and inspires service for a second time in retirement

The shared Peace Corps experience brought John and Vanessa Montgomery together as a couple and inspired them to serve again during their retirement. #RPCV

I was well into my doctoral program in agricultural economics at Texas A&M University (TAMU) when my gym partner, who was also the campus Peace Corps recruiter, mentioned that he’d noticed a ring like mine on the finger of a new student named Vanessa who’d recently returned from service in the P...

If you're a #teacher, the Peace Corps has free resources and programs to connect your students to the Peace Corps experi...
09/10/2019
Educators

If you're a #teacher, the Peace Corps has free resources and programs to connect your students to the Peace Corps experience and foster intercultural understanding. #WorldWiseSchools #globaled

educators, world wise schools, paul d. coverdell, global connections, speakers match

"Peace Corps made me the teacher I am today." - Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year
09/09/2019
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"Peace Corps made me the teacher I am today." - Mandy Manning, 2018 National Teacher of the Year

09/06/2019
Ceviche from Ecuador

It's #FoodFriday and we're making ceviche from Peace Corps Ecuador#peacecorpseats #globalfed

Ingredients · 1/2 red onion, chopped · 2 tomatoes, diced · 2 tbsp. cilantro, chopped · Hot pepper, to taste · Juice of one lemon and/or lime · 1 pound fresh ...

For #NationalWildlifeDay we're hearing from Peace Corps Malawi #RPCV Anya Russom about her work in a wildlife preserve i...
09/04/2019
From wildest dream to reality

For #NationalWildlifeDay we're hearing from Peace Corps Malawi #RPCV Anya Russom about her work in a wildlife preserve in sub-Saharan Africa

I’m able to work in a field that I love and am passionate about, and the Peace Corps has supported me every step of the way. Choosing to stay a third year has opened so many doors and has created opportunities that I could never have thought possible.

Peace Corps Ecuador
09/04/2019

Peace Corps Ecuador

Today may be Labor Day in the U.S., but here in Ecuador, we’re celebrating another special day in the Sierra (Highlands) and Oriente (Amazon) regions: the first day of classes for the new school year!

TEFL Volunteers Tess, Brandon, Jonathan, and Cullen shared some photos of their first day back. Whether they were with students or with teacher counterparts, only smiles here—so much so that it doesn’t feel like “labor”!
#peacecorps #peacecorpsecuador #howiseepc #pcvlife #laborday #firstdayofschool

Peace Corps Samoa
09/04/2019

Peace Corps Samoa

FAGAFAO: pet • In Sāmoa, it is very common to keep pigs as pets! 🐷🐷 While most pigs are destined to become a delicious Sunday meal, a fagafao pig is more likely to survive (usually in order to breed) and sometimes even enjoys special privileges, like entering the cookhouse. Pictured are PCV Alex’s newest fagafao, Masi and Popo, taking full advantage of their special status.
📸: PCV Alex
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Peace Corps #peacecorps #pcsamoa #pcthirdgoal #howiseepc #peacecorpssamoa #samoa #beautifulsamoa #polynesia #oceania #gopeacecorps #travel #education #teacher #volunteer #pacificisland #pasifika #pacificocean #southpacific #faasamoa #gaganasamoa #samoan #wordoftheweek #fagafao #pigsofinstagram #petpig #weeklyfluff #petsofinstagram

"I owe my career to the Peace Corps." - ​Chelsea Milko
09/03/2019
I owe my career to the Peace Corps

"I owe my career to the Peace Corps." - ​Chelsea Milko

You never know where your Peace Corps service, or your career for that matter, can take you. I truly owe my entire career to the Peace Corps and the experiences I had serve me every day.

We're heading to Peace Corps Moldova to sample a dish that's a staple at every celebration, racituri. #FoodFriday #peace...
08/30/2019
Racituri

We're heading to Peace Corps Moldova to sample a dish that's a staple at every celebration, racituri. #FoodFriday #peacecorpseats #globalfed

A staple of Romanian and Moldovan celebrations.

World Wise Schools fostered a 30-year connection #GlobalEd #WorldWiseSchools
08/29/2019
World Wise Schools fosters 30 years of connection

World Wise Schools fostered a 30-year connection #GlobalEd #WorldWiseSchools

I want to share not only what World Wise Schools has meant to me and my students but how the program has enriched my personal life as well.

Peace Corps Samoa
08/29/2019

Peace Corps Samoa

Heliconia laufao are the only species in the “lobster claw” genus that are native to Sāmoa and one of very few native to the Pacific. The flowers are used for decorations, but more importantly, natural strainers (called tauaga in Sāmoan) are made from the fibers in the trunk. These strainers are used for many everyday tasks, from making coconut milk to washing dishes!
📸: PCV Andrea
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Peace Corps #peacecorps #pcsamoa #pcthirdgoal #howiseepc #peacecorpssamoa #samoa #samoan #beautifulsamoa #polynesia #gopeacecorps #travel #education #teacher #volunteer #pacificisland #pasifika #pacificocean #faasamoa #southpacific #islandliving #heliconia #tauaga #tropicalflowers #falsebirdsofparadise #lobsterclaws #tropicalgarden #greenthumb #nativeplants #betterhomesandgardens

Senegal Volunteer Erika shares the anatomy of a Senegalese drum circle in a photo #howiseepc Peace Corps Senegal
08/28/2019
Photo Essay: The anatomy of a Senegalese drum circle

Senegal Volunteer Erika shares the anatomy of a Senegalese drum circle in a photo #howiseepc
Peace Corps Senegal

In Senegal, drum circles are usually planned with special events. They're a way to let loose and enjoy dance and music.

It's #FoodFriday, and we're heading to Peace Corps South Africa to try amakhekhe, a delicate and delicious scone. #peace...
08/23/2019
Amakhekhe

It's #FoodFriday, and we're heading to Peace Corps South Africa to try amakhekhe, a delicate and delicious scone. #peacecorpseats #globalfed

A delicate scone with no jam or cream required.

Mark your calendar for 8/30 and get your seat. It's @PeaceCorps Night at the Washington Nationals
08/22/2019
Peace Corps Night at the Washington Nationals

Mark your calendar for 8/30 and get your seat. It's @PeaceCorps Night at the Washington Nationals

We invite you to join Peace Corps for the Night at the Nationals on Friday, August 30th at 7:05 pm. Carry a flag in the Parade of Nations, sit in the Peace Corps sections, and create memories with your Peace Corps family!Join your colleagues, RPCVs in the DMV area, and ...

Volunteer Ashley shares her story of overcoming "vergüenza" and finding her place in the Dominican Republic
08/21/2019
Overcoming

Volunteer Ashley shares her story of overcoming "vergüenza" and finding her place in the Dominican Republic

Are you an #RPCV ready to pursue an advanced degree? Attend the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Graduate School Fair in DC on ...
08/20/2019
Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Graduate School Fair

Are you an #RPCV ready to pursue an advanced degree? Attend the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Graduate School Fair in DC on September 9.

Join our graduate school fair featuring 50+ universities in the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program.

#howiseepc Peace Corps Mongolia
08/19/2019

#howiseepc Peace Corps Mongolia

Men and women's archery is deeply rooted in Mongolian culture. Even now, competitions are very common throughout the country and make for great entertainment during the summer.

📸: PCV Peter
#peacecorpsmongolia #peacecorps #mongolia #archery

It's #FoodFriday and on today's menu is racituri, a staple of Romanian and Moldovan celebrations. #globalfed #peacecorps...
08/16/2019
Racituri

It's #FoodFriday and on today's menu is racituri, a staple of Romanian and Moldovan celebrations. #globalfed #peacecorpseats Peace Corps Moldova

A staple of Romanian and Moldovan celebrations.

Peace Corps Panama
08/15/2019

Peace Corps Panama

Weekend family river trips are the best way to kill the heat in the Azuero, the heart of the country. 💦 After slaughtering a pig with her host family, PCV Louise headed to the river to help clean out the pig’s intestines... the necessary step to make delicious traditional chorizos (sausages)!

#PeaceCorpsPanama #CuerpodePazPanama #PeaceCorps

#howiseepc
08/14/2019

#howiseepc

One fascinating part of Mongolian culture is the art and practice of preserving Mongolian script.

PC: M28 Samantha Marie #peacecorps #peacecorpsmongolia #mongolianscript #tradition

Mark your calendar for August 30 and get your seat. It's @PeaceCorps Night at the Washington Nationals
08/13/2019
Peace Corps Night at the Washington Nationals

Mark your calendar for August 30 and get your seat. It's @PeaceCorps Night at the Washington Nationals

We invite you to join Peace Corps for the Night at the Nationals on Friday, August 30th at 7:05 pm. Carry a flag in the Parade of Nations, sit in the Peace Corps sections, and create memories with your Peace Corps family!Join your colleagues, RPCVs in the DMV area, and ...

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I am happy to share my new book just published on Amazon, regarding my PCV experience in Ecuador and my search for a vocation in international development in several countries: ANDEAN ADVENTURES, available as a Kindle ebook or paperback.
AMIGOS DEL CUERPO DE PAZ DE PUERTO RICO supporting USA Peace Corps. Searching for people from Puerto Rico who want to join the greatest job they will ever have.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 RPCV's from AMIGOS DEL CUERPO DE PAZ DE PUERTO RICO will be at School of Medice, University of Puerto Rico sharing our great experiences as a Peace Corps Volunteer (1986-1990). Miriam Rodríguez Martínez, Hiram Báez Andino, Lillian Ramos Muriel, Deliz Teresa Romero (RPCV's Peace Corps Honduras) Elba Calderon (RPCV Peace Corps Paraguay) When I arrive to my site in San Lorenzo, Valle they knew about Puerto Rico, for me was like another hondureño más. But when I arrive to Caazapá, Republic of Paraguay they ask me from what part of Brazil I was coming from! What? First puertorrican on the neighborhood. Been a Peace Corps Volunteer open a lot of doors. After thirty years so many opportunities and the best part, still I am trying to live as if never left the great Peace Corps family and countries. See the video, clic the URL. https://vimeo.com/363392905?fbclid=IwAR22oW7PCTRvV6zDTpvS9txMFz0-rgY0vUBP0FGg597Cx52FM-TBu9W7IFQ Para conocer sobre lo que hacemos después de servir como voluntarios del Cuerpo de Paz pueden acceder a Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV's) Honduras https://www.facebook.com/groups/119767204799612 Paraguay https://www.facebook.com/groups/312332162237754
As former Peace Corps volunteers in Ecuador (1974-76), we highly recommend the work of this organization and urge all Americans to support it. If you decide to volunteer, it will benefit you more than the people you are fortunate to work with. Walt and Marie Dawson
Hi 3rd Goal friends! I recently did a TEDx Talk at CU Boulder about my Peace Corps experience in the Philippines during Super Typhoon Yolanda. Check it out, if you are interested! Maybe you can relate to the positivity of your host culture?!?
je soutièn peace corps de faite quelle est source, sociale, avenir, aide humanitaire etc... Partout où vous irez, faite tout, a me promètre qu'un jour vous ferez part à mon village natale(District de LEY-GNÉLÈ, Sous Préfecture de Bourouwal-Tappè, Préfecture Pita,... il ya des sites touristique aussi côme KANBADAGA des eaux en couleurs... ...
Trying to contact someone to have a table at the career fair coming up
We at Western HIVAIDS Network are joining USPEACE -CORPS to Celebrate John F Kennedy birthday.
My time teaching ESL in Tonga taught me that you can do so much with so little in terms of classroom supplies! These kids were the joy of my two years overseas. And, interestingly enough, they ended up being the best language teachers for me in learning how to speak Tongan! #HowISeeIE #IEW2017
My 2-year Peace Corps service in Brazil in 1966-68 gave me lifelong ties to Brazilian friends, the ability to communicate in a second language, and the understanding that WE ARE ALL ONE.