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- Not forgotten: The family of Peace Corps Volunteer Linda Fink remember - Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Bluefield Daily TelegraphNot forgotten: The family of Peace Corps Volunteer Linda Fink rememberBluefield Daily Telegraph?It was her connection with President John F. Kennedy that brought her to join the Peace Corps,? Gladys Richmond, Linda Fink's sister said. ?She loved everything about Jacque and John Kennedy. I think it was partly because Linda shared the same ...
- John Young, Reed College '15, runs without rushing, aiming for Peace Corps in ... - OregonLive.com
OregonLive.comJohn Young, Reed College '15, runs without rushing, aiming for Peace Corps in ...OregonLive.comFor his two-year Peace Corps assignment, Young will teach English in the Comoros, a tiny sovereign archipelago nation off the East African coast. About half the population of the 722-square-mile country makes do on less than $1.25 a day, given the ...
- Peace Corps volunteer shares travel twists - Bismarck Tribune
Bismarck TribunePeace Corps volunteer shares travel twistsBismarck Tribune"I had known of the Peace Corps through commercials and thought it looked like a good way to be of service to the U.S. and another country," said McGurren, who also knew of a colleague with a brother who had a positive experience when he served.
- Elon University students prepare to serve in Peace Corps - myfox8.com
myfox8.comElon University students prepare to serve in Peace Corpsmyfox8.comWhen students graduate from college, finding a job is their first challenge. But for three Elon University graduates, their challenge involves feeding a village. ?To my understanding of Guatemalan culture, there isn't a lot of food diversity or access ...
- Trujillo: On Being a Cultural Ambassador with the Peace Corps - Indian Country Today Media Network
Indian Country Today Media NetworkTrujillo: On Being a Cultural Ambassador with the Peace CorpsIndian Country Today Media NetworkThe Peace Corps emphasized the necessity of learning the local language and culture and affirmed this with more than two months of intensive language and cultural training while living with a host family. Finances were another important factor. Though ...
- Volunteering changes: Peace Corps hopes new requirements will encourage ... - The University of Hawaii Kaleo
The University of Hawaii KaleoVolunteering changes: Peace Corps hopes new requirements will encourage ...The University of Hawaii Kaleo?It's no longer just teaching English to middle school and high school kids, but teaching people how to use the internet and how to promote their business through social media,? said Grace Macruder, Peace Corps Hawai'i representative. ?It's teaching ...
- Area Peace Corps volunteer unharmed in Nepal quake - The Newark Advocate
The Newark AdvocateArea Peace Corps volunteer unharmed in Nepal quakeThe Newark AdvocateKosling, 23, had been in Nepal since March on what was supposed to be a two-year commitment with the Peace Corps. She was working in the food security sector focusing on improving nutrition, agriculture and sanitation. She and fellow volunteers were in ...
- Look to the Peace Corps for the Next Great Food Idea - TIME
TIMELook to the Peace Corps for the Next Great Food IdeaTIMEThe bar's maker told me that she found the key ingredient?moringa?while she was ?in West Africa in the Peace Corps.? This struck me with a wave of d [?]
- WATERLOO: Resident headed to Mongolia with Peace Corps - Watertown Daily Times
Watertown Daily TimesWATERLOO: Resident headed to Mongolia with Peace CorpsWatertown Daily TimesWATERLOO -- Eric Koester, 21, of Waterloo, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Mongolia May 29 to begin training as a youth development and community services volunteer. Koester will live and work at the community level and ...
- The One Word That Almost Sunk the Peace Corps - OZY
OZYThe One Word That Almost Sunk the Peace CorpsOZYIn the second month of his presidency, Kennedy signed an executive order creating the Peace Corps, and Congress passed a law later the same year authorizing the agency to ?promote world peace and friendship.? It was a bold experiment in ?giving ...