Peace Corps Zambia: FAQ for Prospective Volunteers

It's wild how people are now finding out that they have been invited to serve in Peace Corps Zambia RAP 2019. I feel like we just arrived! One year ago, I was full of questions. I sought advise from current volunteers from the Peace Corps Zambia Facebook group as well as our intake's group. I … Continue reading Peace Corps Zambia: FAQ for Prospective Volunteers

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Peace Corps Zambia: Rural Aquaculture Promotion (RAP)

When Adam and I applied to serve in the Peace Corps last year (our application timeline), we originally selected to be Environmental Education volunteers in Panama. Since we were in Australia, we couldn't take the Spanish language test to meet the requirement, so we said to place us anywhere. Two weeks later, we open the … Continue reading Peace Corps Zambia: Rural Aquaculture Promotion (RAP)

Peace Corps Zambia – Moving into the Village

After the swear-in ceremony, Lusaka shopping, and late-night celebrations, 72 new PCVs parted ways for their respective provinces. Twenty three Northern and Muchinga volunteers squished into three cruisers for a 12-hour journey to the provincial house in Kasama. It wasn't the most comfortable journey, but we eventually made it. The provincial house is a resource … Continue reading Peace Corps Zambia – Moving into the Village