Teddy Dondanville

Field based training (FBT) was a whirlwind of a week. Everyday was full of activities; visits to local governments, schools, restaurants and PCV’s homes. It was a really good feeling to...

As the sun sets, a new day begins. Where it goes and whom receives its shine; that is not a matter of mine.   It’s darker now and colder too. Moon...

This guy made it to Peru!  PC trainee, but soon-to-be Youth Development Facilitator.  Current status: in week 2 of pre-service training and battling diarrhea.  One day at a time, poco a...

We come as windows to the world our trainers say. Little do they know we are as dirty and broken as they. How can I serve as the glass through which...

The staging and pre-service training (PST) portions of my Peace Corps experience have been extremely busy. Since our arrival in Miami, for a short but sweet staging, we have had our...

Eyes to the sky I watch the clouds revolve. Feet on the ground I seek to evolve. With each passing turn I feel a greater burn. My place in this world...

Sunday’s are special days in Peru. For many pepole, They symbolize togetherness, religiosity and family time. It’s a day where the markets and parks become bustling with eager shoppers and children...

After being in Miami for 3 days, myself and the rest of the trainees took flight for Lima. I’m always blown away by air travel like this. A metal tube, with...

With so much to say, I just wish there was enough time in the day. These words I’ve left unspoken. Here they are, they have awoken. My feelings for you do...