Being a Community Economic Development Volunteer is an abstract positions with a range of services varying on a case-to-case basis for the American men and women serving in the Peace Corps, currently in over 60 countries. My primary duty is to promote financial literacy, entrepreneurship and savings culture in San Jacinto, Colombia. This region was… Read More An intimate look into business consulting for Colombia’s displaced citizen population.
I want to start this blog post off by saying that there is absolutely nothing wrong with being gay. I’m going to put my money where my mouth is and use my privilege in society; as a female who identifies as being straight, to talk about how us “normals” are annoyed and/or suppressing equal rights. A.K.A. Basic… Read More What its like to be: gay in my Peace Corps Host Country Colombia
Read about some problems I didn’t expect to face as a Latina Peace Corps Volunteer.… Read More It’s time to stop talking over women.
Learn about being a self starter and how it can save you from those “stuck in a rut” periods throughout service… Read More Why having self initiative is key to maintaining sound mental health….and how sugary cereal helps too.
What happens in a small town when a major fire breaks out and there is no access to running water?… Read More How does a town with no access to water put out a fire?
Click here to find out what it takes to test drive a newly brain stormed class.… Read More One small step for San Jacinto, one giant leap for CED Colombia.
Some basic tips I have come up with to cope with host family living.… Read More Host Family Living
Where is it that we go?!… Read More Why is CED always travelling?
…and how we know each other.… Read More Paul.
Learn more about my site here.… Read More San Jacinto: Tierra de la Hamaca Grande
Learn more about my first three months living in Colombia.… Read More Pre-Service Training (PST)
Find out a little more about what motivated me to join the Peace Corps.… Read More Being at the right place at the right time.