Barbara lives in Santa Marta, in the department of Magdalena, as a Practical English for Success volunteer. – I wasn’t going to write this. I thought I’d just let […]
Angell lives in a pueblo in the department of Magdalena, as a Practical English for Success volunteer. – I live in a village with two names. Officially, it is […]
José lives in the department of Atlántico, as a Community Economic Development volunteer. – I feel fortunate that I’m part of the pilot group for CED. All sites are […]
Brianna lives in the department of Atlántico, as a Practical English for Success volunteer.
Alyssa lives in a vereda (incorporated community) of Cartagena in the department of Bolivar, as a Practical English for Success volunteer. – A few months ago, I did a […]
Alexandra lives in the department of La Guajira, as a Community Economic Development volunteer. – I have been dancing with young ladies from my community since the very beginning of […]
Dezi Abreu lives in the department of Bolívar, as a Community Economic Development volunteer promoting financial literacy and entrepreneurial skills. – This is a recipe that is a staple […]
Mia del Moore lives in the department of Magdalena, as a Practical English for Success volunteer.
Oíste’s copyeditor Barbara Lewton Beach recently interviewed our Country Director, Geralyn Sheehan. – Geralyn loves her job. “How fun is this?” she said, back in February when I had […]
For those of you that don’t know, the VAC Mini-Grant program is intended to support volunteers’ community initiatives by providing a streamlined source of small cash grants. However modest, PCVs […]
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 […]
Man, Matthew… You sure did a lot of damage this past weekend. You brought a lot of rain, took out a lot of energy, teased us on and off with […]
Shovel, concrete, water — shovel, concrete, water You will never forget the sound of rigid metal scraping into water-saturated gravel over and over again salvage Stacking your furniture like oddly […]
I thought that I’ve always hated rainy days. October 1, 2016: I woke up this morning to the gentle melodic tune of the rain, and woosh of tree tops whispering […]
When asked what I am thankful about in my service, one of my first thoughts goes to my site mate, whom I was lucky enough to overlap with for five […]