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Some days, all you can do is laugh.


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Afghanistan 3 days ago     view →

Got back from Evacuating Ukraine (gr.44)due to civil war,(terrible enough as is) to a lovely letter from the state department saying I'd personally been hacked by a foreign nation (Russia) and essentially beware, and good luck.

Ukraine 19 days ago     view →

My CP lied to HCN PC staff to get me in trouble because she was mad I went to the capital for medical. PC staff believed her and put me on a PIP.

Romania about 1 month ago     view →

The only projects that get OKed by my counterparts are ones that they can embezzle money from. FMPCL

Namibia 3 months ago     view →

survived training, endured so much bull shit, learned a very complicated language (well for the most part the basics) BUT was placed in a region dominated by the minorities that do not even speak the HCN language or practice the same culture .. really?

Georgia 6 months ago     view →

After having a full twenty-five minute conversation on the train, understanding every single word, and responding appropriarely, the man I was talking to ended the conversation with: "This is my stop, also your Macedonian is really weak."

Macedonia, The Republic of 8 months ago     view →

Celebrated my birthday by the river, best friend gets bit by a DONKEY...TWICE... not even a minute later, my boyfriend, another volunteer cuts his hand with a rusty axe while chopping wood. FMPCL

Ukraine 9 months ago     view →

Woke up to find a mouse swimming in the pee in my chamber pot.

Cambodia 9 months ago     view →

A handful of PCVs got drunk and stupid in the capital during IST and embassy staff saw them and told our CD. The whole cohort got a scolding for the actions of a few. FMPCL, and particularly PCVs who act like idiot teenagers.

Cambodia 11 months ago     view →

I recently discovered a website with so many privileged whiners it made me question how proud I am to be a PCV.

Uganda 12 months ago     view →

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