Stories

Read Hanna Peterson’s blog HERE as she serves in Mongolia

Tyler’s story on his family’s arrival to celebrate the holidays whilst serving in Paraguay can be found HERE

Read about Lucia’s experience in the Dominican HERE, and the meaning of “formas de ser”

Mary’s blog can be found HERE on botany, architecture, and life in the Country of Georgia

Kendra and Zach currently serve as a couple in the Country of Georgia; learn HERE how they find balance

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Peace Corps Volunteers from Benin in collaboration with local health workers implemented a model program that trains Community Health Workers to test and treat for malaria in pre-schools. Children under five are most vulnerable to falling ill with malaria. Check out the full story HERE!

Congratulations to the 2017 group of Peace Corps Volunteers!

A celebratory moment at the send-off brunch with the RPCVs of Wisconsin-Madison! All the best regarding their Peace Corps journey.

MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin-Madison ranks No. 1 among large schools on the Peace Corps 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing College and Universities list, according to a release.

Map of countries where UW-Madison alumni are currently serving.
UW-Madison alumni serve worldwide.

Read the full article here.

Laura Linde has taken the Wisconsin Idea south of the border, and the children in a small village in Nicaragua couldn’t be happier.

Laura Linde and students signing the W
As an environment volunteer, Laura Linde (center) teaches science in elementary schools, facilitates gender-focused camps, and is involved in Peace Corps Nicaragua’s gender and development committee. Photo credit: Laura Linde.

Originally published by the Wisconsin State Journal on February 28th, 2017. Read the full article.

Around the globe, Peace Corps Volunteers work with local counterparts to design and implement safe, affordable and sustainable water and sanitation projects.

Originally published by The Peace Corps on March 22, 2017. Read the full article.

The Wisconsin Idea is a concept most students hear about during their time at the University of Wisconsin. But many students rarely hear about other students who fully embrace the idea. UW ranked No. 1 on the Peace Corps 2017 list of Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities, according to a news release, and UW alumnae Laura Linde is one of those volunteers.

Linde works with a fellow teacher on plans for a mural made out of recycled bottle caps.
Linde works with a fellow teacher on plans for a mural made out of recycled bottle caps. Photo credit: Laura Linde

Originally published by The Badger Herald on February 28th 2017. To read the full article click here.