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Natural Water Features

As the notion of “sustainable sites” becomes increasingly important, the Natural Water Feature can provide the rejuvenating and life-affirming elements of water, while maximizing a site’s sustainability factor. 1,330 more words

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The Unfortunate 'Usualness' of June 30th Mass Casualty Attack in Lashkar-Gah

Last Tuesday a truck loaded with explosives was used in a suicide attack against the police headquarters in Lashkar-Gah, Afghanistan. Casualties from the attack were taken to our… 519 more words

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By the numbers: Peace Corps' work in community economic development

According to 2011 World Bank statistics, over 2.2 billion people in the developing world live at or below the average poverty line of US$2 per day. 140 more words

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The art of negotiation: Madagascar Volunteers practice nutrition counseling

During their service, many Peace Corps Volunteers promote improved nutrition-related practices in the communities where they live and work. Many of these activities focus particularly on children and mothers in… 230 more words

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How playgrounds went viral in Morocco

Bouarfa, Morocco was not what Josh Jentzsch had in mind when he signed up for the Peace Corps. “It’s cold,” he told me over a crackling Skype connection. 915 more words

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