Teddy Dondanville

Wednesday: Wednesday we traveled to a district called Acobamba. The day began at the municipality. We arrived early and had time to burn. My friend, Alex, and I meandered to the...

Where one gaze ends, another begins. Connected by what we see now, and where our dreams wander. The roads we walk are different, And the shoes we wear we cannot share,...

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...