St. Louis volunteers get a visit from top officials

Agriculture volunteers in St. Louis are doing great work building partners’ capacity and improving the nutritional status of community members. Urban Agriculture Volunteer Timothy Van Vliet and his counterpart Babacar Gaye showed off their garden to U.S. Ambassador James P. Zumwalt and Peace Corps Senegal Country Director Cheryl Gregory Faye during a recent visit. The …

Volunteers in northern Senegal promote the business of water and sanitation hygiene

From April 20–30, PCVs David Lederer, Kyle Shrivastava, and Melissa Hallisey traveled to five different volunteer sites in the North of Senegal to host day-long Water and Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) trainings. Targeting women’s groups and community health workers, the trainings focused on WASH behavior change. With the help of hosting volunteers, Lederer, Shrivastava, and Hallisey …

Kolda PCVs throw a malaria “block party”

The words “malaria” and “party” are not often found in the same sentence, but as Peace Corps Africa’s Malaria Month draws to a close, PCVs in the Kolda region went out with a bang by hosting a neighborhood malaria block party outside the regional house in the city of Kolda.  Health PCV Randi Rumbold organized …

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