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F*** My Peace Corps Life.

Some days, all you can do is laugh.


Freak rainstorm in the middle of dry season. The only leak in my roof is directly above my bed. FMPCL.

Zambia 1 day ago     view →

I was fresh out of training. I hired a fella to work for me; 50 usd/month to feed a family of ten. I was told "so and so stole from last PCv 3 weeks before he was too leave". So... I hired him anyway. Three weeks before I was to leave, it happened to me.

Malawi 7 days ago     view →

A sent a package to my HCN friend with books for the children. Now she is grumbling that the books aren't good enough.

Liberia 7 days ago     view →

Yesterday my 12 year old host cousin, who also happens to be my student, got circumcised. I was asked if i wanted to see him and his post snipped wiener. I said no. Now everyone in my village is talking about how Miss was too afraid to see the penis.

Indonesia about 1 month ago     view →

So there have been recent instances of plague about 4 hours northwest of my site. I have peeling sunburns on both arms. The locals on the street just frown and look at my arms like, "This foreigner caught the plague, he certainly will kill us all..."

China 2 months ago     view →

Aaaaand I've got lice, as if my hair hasn't gone through enough

China 3 months ago     view →

No Peanut Butter OR Hazelnut Butter. And no cheese.

China 4 months ago     view →

The corner market has five brands of hazelnut butter, but no PEANUT butter. FMPCL

Azerbaijan 4 months ago     view →

This site proves my suspicions: PCVs are all just a bunch of entitled jackasses. Oh wait, but it's so funny, so it's okay to belittle people...

Mauritania 4 months ago     view →

Supposed to leave for Azerbaijan on April 2nd, but the country's Peace Corps program was shut down on April 1st. I will now be going to Mozambique instead, but not until Sept. I still have no apartment, no job, no phone, and no health insurance.

Azerbaijan 4 months ago     view →

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