Serving in the First Year – Addis and Jim Chapman, West Pakistan 1961-63

September 24, 2019

  Photos from Addis and Jim’s Service Addis and Jim Chapman’s Peace Corps Story Where and when did you serve? What did you do? We served in what was then West Pakistan from 1961-63. Ours was the first multidisciplinary project in PC — nurses, teachers, lab techs, librarian, agriculture specialists, even a brick mason. Jobs […]


Tough Cookie – Tasha Prados, Peru 2011-2013

September 17, 2019

Since leaving Peru, Tasha Prados founded Duraca Strategic, a business and marketing strategy company. Tasha wants organizations that are doing good for the world to have access to expertise from a skilled partner that can help those organizations. She recently left her full time job and will be traveling the world as a digital nomad […]


Climbing Cotopaxi with the Warmis – Dana Platin, Ecuador 1997-2000

September 10, 2019

In 2001 the first expedition of indigenous women reached the summit of Cotopaxi, the highest active volcano in the world just shy of 20,000 feet. Four Andean women (Warmis) and two American women all joined together to climb in celebration of women worldwide.  Dana Platin, serving as a Peace Corps volunteer, was one of the women on that expedition. […]


Peace Corps Host Family – David Hernandez, Ecuador 2013-15

September 3, 2019

  Photos from David’s Service David Hernandez’s Peace Corps Story Where and when did you serve? What did you do? I served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador from 2013-2015. I worked as an Environmental Education/Business volunteer. This sector had me doing many different activities such: recycled art workshops, teaching environmental awareness classes, and […]