Friends and Family

Audrey White is a Practical English for Success (PES) volunteer serving in a pueblo in Magdalena, Colombia. - Friends are people who invite you to the river at the last minute. They tease you knowing you take things too literally and laugh with you when you finally figure it out. They invite you over and … Continue reading Friends and Family


How to GLOW

Camp GLOW is a global Peace Corps initiative. GLOW stands for Girls Leading Our World. In Colombia, teenage girls at schools across the coast apply to have the chance to attend an overnight camp - for many, their first nights away from home alone - to learn about leadership, self-esteem, professionalism, and more. We asked … Continue reading How to GLOW

Notes of Gratitude from Peace Corps Colombia

Gratitude and clouds

Geralyn Sheehan, Country Director I’m thankful to be here in Colombia with all of you.  I believe there are no coincidences.  Each of us is here, at this time, in this place to be in each other’s lives, to influence and support each other, to learn from each other and to enjoy each other.  I’m … Continue reading Notes of Gratitude from Peace Corps Colombia