Ep #028: Janet Miller, Burkina Faso 1982-1984

January 30, 2018

Janet served in Burkina Faso, down the road from where I served and 30 years before. It was a pleasure to hear about her service, during two coups d’etats and the beginning of Thomas Sankara’s presidency. […]


Ep #027: Lisa Curtis, Founder of Kuli Kuli

January 23, 2018

Lisa Curtis was working on a big project with her local women’s group to grow moringa trees for nutritional trainings, but she was evacuated from Peace Corps Niger after a terrorist attack before the project could be completed. Yet, the story doesn’t end there. Lisa went on to found Kuli Kuli, America’s leading moringa superfood brand, as a way to continue the project. […]


Ep #026: Ven & Kelly Anderson, Tanzania 2014-2017

January 16, 2018

Ven and Kelly Anderson served as Education volunteers in a Tanzanian village situated at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro. This alone would provide for amazing Peace Corps stories, but their story is made more interesting by the fact that they served as a married couple in their 40’s. Hear their story and perspective on service as mid-career volunteers. […]


Ep #024: Jaclyn Zoccoli, Liberia 1966-1968

January 2, 2018

When Jaclyn Zoccoli reflects back on her Peace Corps service in Liberia 50 years ago, she asks herself, “What were we able to accomplish?” When she posed that same question to her fellow volunteers of Liberia IX, they were quick to respond. Hear their response and more on this episode of the My Peace Corps Story podcast. […]