How I fell in love with the PCV Mission

That was where it turned from a “I want this for me” to a “I need to do this for others” feeling. And that’s when I knew it was something I not only wanted to do, or could handle, but I needed to do it to give back to the world. I needed to use my skills and body and vigor to provide a service to others who needed it. I needed to learn how to give to others, to give myself and everything I am to other people, to help them. … More How I fell in love with the PCV Mission


PST: Week 4 & 5

I’m starting to lose enthusiasm for blogging. Week one was exhausting but every day I had a thought I wanted to put down and share with my friends, family, and potential volunteers. I still have those thoughts I want to record and share, but several weeks of constant work and too little sleep is starting to take its toll on me. … More PST: Week 4 & 5

PST: Week 3

You don’t really understand what it’s going to be like until you are a few weeks into PST. You can read all the blog posts in the world, but until you live it you’ll only have a half idea of the reality. … More PST: Week 3

PST: Week 2

This week began our Homestay. And this week started on a Thursday. Not your typical Mon-Sunday schedule, but the days bleed into each other during training and one has to make their own delineations of time in order to create understanding out of chaos. … More PST: Week 2