Where are they now: RPCVs after PC Colombia

It's easy to wonder where the heck we can go from Peace Corps, so we asked RPCVs what they are doing now.   Constance Ray, CII-4, TEL (English teaching) I was a TEL PCV 2012-2014 and now I work at PC HQ in DC as Desk Officer.  I currently cover Guatemala and Panama (with BIG … Continue reading Where are they now: RPCVs after PC Colombia

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Where are they now: RPCVs after PC Colombia

It's easy to wonder where the heck we can go from Peace Corps, so we asked RPCVs what they are doing now.   Aara Johnson, CII-5, TEL (English teaching) Since finishing service in November 2015, I moved to Bogota for 5 months to volunteer at Fundación Escuela Nueva. I provided technical assistance in monitoring/evaluation on … Continue reading Where are they now: RPCVs after PC Colombia

The Two New Faces of Peace Corps Colombia

By Kathleen Rodriguez It’s been a year of change for Peace Corps Colombia. Between shifting from an urban focus to a rural one, saying goodbye to old staff members, and welcoming a new country director, it’s been a whirlwind. We’re happy to say we’ve survived. In retrospect, the whirlwind wasn’t so bad; it brought us … Continue reading The Two New Faces of Peace Corps Colombia

Resilience and Adaptability

By Martha Keays Core Expectation # 3: Serve where the Peace Corps asks you to go, under conditions of hardship, if necessary, and with the flexibility needed for effective service Dear Volunteers and Staff of Peace Corps Colombia, Above all else, the number one priority of Peace Corps is the safety and security of Volunteers … Continue reading Resilience and Adaptability

Announcement: Oíste’s First Poetry Jam!

[UPDATE! We are still in the process of selecting a date for this event, so stay tuned.] The Oíste editors are hosting an event to showcase writing and art through a medium never before available to us: live performance! For the first time in Oíste’s brief history, our creative contributors will have a live forum … Continue reading Announcement: Oíste’s First Poetry Jam!

The Newest Member of Our Peace Corps Family

By Nereida Angulo Only two weeks after being showered with gifts and lots of love at his baby shower, Miguelangel showed up to the world. He came a month earlier than he was supposed to, but he was so ready to experience firsthand all of the love that he already felt from inside his mommy. … Continue reading The Newest Member of Our Peace Corps Family