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Yesterday the maintenance man came to do "work" on the water pipe he laid down last month -- but he stole a big section of the pipe instead and poked holes in the rest to render it inoperative. FMPCL.

Kenya about 9 years ago     view →

In response to a bunch of the PCV posts from Armenia. F*** YOUR Peace Corps life. Have some shame and decency. If you want to live like f**ing low lifes, do it in the US. You give the rest of us a bad name and then brag about it on the internet.

Philippines about 9 years ago     view →

I fell in the (haunted) well. Shouts for help drove the village into hiding rather than coming to my rescue. Thanks to the brave souls who came to get me out...6 hours later!

Senegal almost 9 years ago     view →

walking up the road to the co-op when a cow comes running out of the desert with a bra flying from its antlers like a flag! Where's my camera? oh yeah full of sand in my hut...

Niger about 9 years ago     view →

It only took me 3 years after I finished my service to realize I completely wasted my life in PC.

Armenia almost 8 years ago     view →

On the same day I found out I have inactive TB, I got shit on by a pigeon inside the train station. FMPCL.

Ukraine about 9 years 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 over 5 years ago     view →

On a bush taxi from my village to the capital, had a man "fall asleep" next to me, only to realize he wasn't asleep he was dead.

Niger about 9 years 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 over 5 years ago     view →

I live with a Muslim family. Instead of toilet paper, they use their hand to 'clean' themselves... and there is NO soap to be found in the bathroom.

Macedonia, The Republic of almost 9 years ago     view →


Waking up sweaty at night and choking on a cockroach

El Salvador about 9 years ago     view →

I took a shit.

Afghanistan about 7 years ago     view →

Today, I was waiting on a bench for a bus and the man next to me ejaculated on my foot. FMPCL.

Senegal about 9 years ago     view →

was invited by my village to a "women's ceremony" in the middle of the bush... I guess female circumcision ceremonies are a good reason to have a dance party, but seeing little girls getting mutilated didn't really put me in a celebratory mood

Gambia, The over 8 years ago     view →

I thought my neighbor's mulberry bush was the People's, and took all the berries. Now he hates me. FMPCL

China about 9 years ago     view →

Went to make pancakes, weevils in the flour, slightly-formed fetus in the chicken egg, ants in the syrup. Closed my eyes and ate it anyway.

Sierra Leone about 9 years ago     view →

If you scream at me louder I will suddenly understand the foreign language you are speaking to me while I try to explain in your native language that I do not speak Russian or Turkish but only YOUR language, Georgian.

Georgia about 9 years ago     view →

I was riding in an overcrowded taxi sitting next to an open window in the rain. When the rain stopped, water was still trickling down onto me. Fellow passengers soon informed me that a live goat was strapped to the roof and peeing on me. fmpcl

Benin about 9 years ago     view →

I have been blockaded into my site for 8 days today by well-armed political protesters. No phone. Been emailing PC. Today was the first time they have responded. I told them about the guy I sat with after he got shot. They said not to worry about it.

Peru about 9 years ago     view →

18 mice killed in my room to date, 1 personally killed by my host mother with a broom, 2 different nights- mice crawling across me, number of nights without sleep- countless… this is fall and spring in my village.

Ukraine over 8 years ago     view →


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