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F*** My Peace Corps Life.

Some days, all you can do is laugh.


Mongolia is stupid.

Mongolia 10 days ago     view →

My organization got defunded, my hospital basically asked me to just give them money for gas but otherwise don't need me, and all my secondary projects have fallen apart. FMPCL.

Mozambique 14 days ago     view →

Experienced a milky discharge from my nipple (I'm a guy). Called the PCMO: "I think that's normal!"

Mozambique 15 days ago     view →

A teacher asks if I can help him download pictures of his classes he has taken on his phone. Easy enough right? Well...instead of pictures of students I get an eye full of porn. Great first week at school :)

South Africa about 1 month ago     view →

All the guys spend their time at the tourist spots banging backpacker chicks and drinking free drinks from american tourists. The girls deal with threats of rape on a daily basis. Peace Corps Admin. could care less.

Belize about 1 month ago     view →

Our "village" in Belize had no clue what the Peace Corps was when they said they would take volunteers, so once they figured out that no money came with us they didn't see any point in working with us. Our town preferred getting free stuff from Europe tha

Belize about 1 month ago     view →

Beautiful country, generous, welcoming people, counterparts that want to work with me, and students who make me feel like I'm making a difference. What's not to like?

Georgia 3 months ago     view →

The American Peace Corps staf here shamelessly play favorites, no matter how hard you work for your community or how many successful projects you have completed.

Ethiopia 4 months ago     view →

Was walking down the street when a kuya (older male) on a motorbike drove by me, groped my boob, and sped away.

Philippines 4 months ago     view →

Was without permission in a major city working on a computer donation for my school, when I got mugged by two guys and subsequently stabbed in the chest, fighting them off. No bullshit. Glad they got my phone with absolutely zero dollars in it though.

South Africa 4 months ago     view →

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