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Pick of the Week: Blogpost on Being a Sherpa

The most recent posting on the blog What Has Good is a beautifully written essay from a young Sherpa woman describing what it really feels like to come from a climbing community. The blogpost is titled Three Springs. It’s long, but worth reading. Read it here. 

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Trekking disaster around Annapurna

Is there a Nepal PCV who hasn’t gone trekking in Nepal? The land is so beautiful and trekking is so easy—a warm, friendly tea house every few miles—that it is easy to forget that mountains are wild and dangerous places. The morning of October 15th dawned clear and beautiful, but

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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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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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Peace Corps Nepal Update

The newest batch of PCV trainees have been at there post 1-month! Most are stationed in western Nepal. PC has a new location – outside the ring road. Here is a map for those of you interested in dropping in for a cup of chia 🙂 https://docs.google.com/file/d/1TIZZMBSdM8y7Ll6jUFQ6fOPhMiN0It1DXTkoOq-0V9wUEtPZ9oMyuV1IiU9l/edit

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Peace Corps Week February 27 to March 2

Peace Corps week is coming up February 27 to March 2, 2012. It is a great time to promote the Third Goal of Peace Corps (“helping promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans”). If you are involved in any activities to educate Americans about Nepali

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