THE Close of Service Trip

The long awaited, the PCV daydream, the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, the close of service (COS) trip. PCVs spend the tougher days of service dreaming about the day PCV turns to RPCV and they finally get a little bit of cash to discover the region they’ve lived in for +2 … Continue reading THE Close of Service Trip

10 Things All Peace Corps Philippines Volunteers Know to be True

There are certain experiences we've all had as Peace Corps Volunteers serving in the Philippines. As I celebrate with my batch mates the closing of our two years of service, I wonder what sort of things we will forget about as we move on to the next chapter of our lives. What are those little … Continue reading 10 Things All Peace Corps Philippines Volunteers Know to be True

Batchmates, Site Placement, and Spiders: PST comes to a close

With Community Based Training coming to a close I have to take a second to appreciate my fellow batchmates. The crazy, kooky, and entertaining, bunch of Bath 275. Thank you for making CBT truly unforgettable and for helping me navigate this unique and challenging experience. There are not many people who are willing to wait … Continue reading Batchmates, Site Placement, and Spiders: PST comes to a close