Sewie Pujah, a friend of Beth Deitcher (Namibia 2007-2010) is looking for input and assistance for a library project in Sierra Leone. Sewie was born in Bondea, Sierra Leone, grew up in the United States and is now living in Albany, NY. She has been collaborating with the chief of her village to develop the idea for this library project. Sewie is not affiliated with an NGO and is trying to figure out the best way to fund the library.
The next meeting of the Half the Sky book group will be this Wednesday night, March 13, at the Gottliebs’. We will finish the book. Please come prepared to discuss Chapters 11-13. We will devote an entire meeting in April … Continue reading →
RPCV Lynn Minderman would appreciate donations of any of these items which she will carry with her on her trip to Lesotho in February. Items can be dropped off at Jeanette Gottlieb’s home. PCV Kevin Koryto, a math teacher at … Continue reading →
Jajja’s Kids Addressing the Needs of Ugandan Street Children Save the Dates! Dear Friends, Exciting things are happening for Jajja’s Kids!! A month following my trip to Uganda this past summer, Ronnie Sseruyange–my “adopted” Ugandan kid–came to the U.S. for … Continue reading →
Lynn Minderman was kind enough to share her experiences as a PCV in Lesotho and talk to our group about the work she is doing through a 501(c)3 called Quolaquoe Mountain Connections. The organization’s mission is, “to benefit the people … Continue reading →
Skidmore College and the University at Albany (SUNY) are both seeking help and support for their international students. These are two great opportunities to return the hospitality we received as PCVs and to introduce students to your corner of America … Continue reading →
Next time you’re browsing our site, click the balloon for your country of service. If it’s empty, think of some links, photos, and other content you can add. The content should focus on things you want people to know about your country of service including on-going projects you want to promote. It can highlight your peace corps service and your time there too.
A big Thank You to all who contributed to the garage sale. And a Special THANK YOU to all those who helped out. Especially Joan and Harry who were here Thursday, Friday, and Saturday while fitting in family events. We really appreciated all the donations and all the shopping done by members of the group. The RPCV banner attracted past volunteers who are not regulars in the group and “host country nationals” who are living or studying here. For the important part: We made more than double our previous sales.
Kim and Chris Anderson hosted our June meeting at their lovely home in Ballston Spa. Kim presented on her recent trip to the Dominican Republic. Her trip was sponsored by Fair Trade Towns USA and led her to cacao, coffee, and banana … Continue reading →