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Fell in love for the first time the night before returning to finish my second year of service. FMPL

Mozambique almost 5 years ago     view →


I will COS in two months and just now discovered this site. I am so happy I could cry.

Thailand almost 5 years 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 about 5 years 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 5 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 about 5 years 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 over 5 years 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 over 5 years ago     view →


Not sure what's had a rougher time here my liver or pancreas.

Tanzania over 5 years ago     view →


Runnin in a field, totally bit it and face planted. PCMOs tell me it's just a bad ankle sprain, i'm about to cos, deal with it. 2 years later turns out i ruptured 2 ligaments completely and i had severe cartilage damage. FMPCL

Ukraine over 5 years ago     view →


Dude at bar buys me a drink. Proceeds to tell me he kills "other" foreigners, but not me. Also details plan to get America into WW3 with China and Russia.

Mongolia over 5 years ago     view →


 

When the response is always "I'm busy" before you even tell them the date.

Cambodia almost 5 years ago     view →


Mongolia is stupid.

Mongolia about 5 years ago     view →


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

Mozambique about 5 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 about 5 years 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 over 5 years 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 over 5 years ago     view →


Got accepted to "help out" with a camp. Got free food. The equivalent of a months salary for 3 days of "work". A nice hotel room to myself with hot water. And hot women to stare at. #poshcorps #bitches

Thailand over 5 years ago     view →


Been depressed for about a couple months now. I haven't been in to the office consistently for months, because my CP has been a bitch to me from the start of service. For instance, she doesn't even acknowledge my presence, even when I say hello to her.

Philippines over 5 years ago     view →


During my whole of service I barely had any intestinal problems unlike many of my fellow volunteers. I just returned home to the states and I shit 6 times a day and almost joined the club.....twice.....

Zambia over 5 years ago     view →


Today, after an intense struggle of hitchhiking with my pissed off cat to the next village because "they definitely have shots", I returned covered in poop and pee, and with an unvaccinated cat. You win again, Africa.

South Africa over 5 years ago     view →


 
   

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