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July 2013 FoN newsletter now available!

The current newsletter is available here! Inside, you can read about Terry Bech’s (Nepal-IV) contribution to Nepali music, a review of Rajeev Goyal’s (N-193) memoirThe Springs of Namje and tributes to the late Indra Vikas Akela, among others.

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Nepal Ambassador and RPCV to speak at George Mason U

Nepal’s Ambassador to the United States, Shankar Sharma, and RPCV Rajeev Goyal (N-193), will be speaking at a Nepal-America Society meeting in Annandale, Virgina on April 27. Goyal will be talking about his 2012 book about his Peace Corps service, The Springs of Namje. The following announcement comes from the

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Support Peace Corps Funding

The National Peace Corps Association is working to increase PC funding in Congress. They sent us the following message: In the House of Representatives the five Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) in Congress are now circulating an important letter urging their colleagues to help bring the Peace Corps’ budget back

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NPCA March newsletter is available

The newsletter of the National Peace Corps Association is available here. In this issue, they cover Peace Corps Funding, profiles of NPCA board candidates,  a wrap-up of the recent Day of Action, and more!

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National Peace Corps Association February Newsletter

The National Peace Corps Association newsletter is available here. This issue includes articles on the new NPCA president, registration for Peace Corps Connect which will be held in Boston this year, a profile of Dr. Mohamed Said, winner of the 2013 Harris Wofford Global Citizen award, and many others. Check

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December 2012 Newsletter Now Available

The last newsletter of the year is available here. In this issue, we discuss the opening of a new hospital at RPCV Tom Robertson’s (N-174) site in Khotang district, former PC/Nepal mail officer Gunaraj Dhakal muses about his trip to America, Cass Meyers (N-5) remembers hiking Annapurna, and Scott Wallick

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Teachers Wanted for IB School in Nepal

Former Peace Corps Nepal staff member Pawitra Limbu is looking for RPCVs to help out at a school she founded. Her message is below: I am currently running schools in Nepal and training teachers. The school which I started in 2007 Premier International School www.premier.edu.np is an IB candidate school.

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