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City or village life: Which would you choose?

You can find Peace Corps Volunteers living in huts and houses, way out in the bush, five minutes from the beach, tucked away in a small town or lost in a bustling metropolis. 1,086 more words

From The Field

2 Years Living Poor

My perspective on living in a city in West Africa on a level of income I have not seen since I was a teenager.

Read on to discover how you can be happy with no money, the value of a dollar, and how you can be poor when you’re rich. 1,201 more words

Peace Corps

From the Bosom of Mother Earth

GREEN PANEL:  JUSTICE – ENSURING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES’ LAND RIGHTS

AUTHOR: Yoshabel Durand, University of Sheffield

Hosted on the International Land Coalition’s website… 610 more words

Global Land Forum Blogs

JOHN COATES RE-ELECTED AS ICAS PRESIDENT

On the occasion of its 43rd meeting, held in Lausanne (Switzerland), the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) elected Mr John Coates (Australia) as President of ICAS for the period 2015-2018. 700 more words

Tostan, the Direction of the Family, and other partners, look forward to total abandonment of FGC in Senegal

On February 6, 2014, the UN recognized International Day for the abandonment of female genital cutting (FGC), Tostan joined the Direction of the Family in Senegal and other partners, to celebrate the growing movement to end the practice of FGC in Senegal. 356 more words

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