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    quite the objective for which she was searching. Since the work was monotonous and unfulfilling, she was inspired to join the Peace Corps. There, she found laborious tasks and stressful situations, but she also served the world more in two years than many do in their entire life. Yilan was, in a sense, the essence of a volunteer. She found her purpose in helping others through the Peace Corps, a venerable organization that has served to greatly improve the lives of people outside of the United States. This group of people…

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    The Peace Corps Analysis

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    Technically, the Red Cross is a nonprofit organization run by donations. Even though this is true, the United States government also supports the organization. The Red Cross specializes in supporting not only people in other countries, but people in America. The organization has disaster relief, safety training, and military veteran programs. These programs ensure domestic tranquility. Like the Red Cross, the Peace Corps is an important organization. The role of the Peace Corps is to help…

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    Essay On Peace Corps

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    Peace Corps One most likely experiences a “check up” moment, at least ones (if not more) in a life time. The “check up” moment is when one is looking at his or her mirror (or soul) reflection and sees a neon-pulsating question: Are you content with who you become and how you live your life? In that particular moment of no-longer-denial-of your-existence one has only two choices: be honest, answer this crucial question, and be brave enough to accept the truth (whatever the truth may be), or cut…

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    Reflection On Social Work

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    The most important strategy for working effectively with host country partners is outlined in the core expectations as well as throughout the Peace Corps Volunteers Handbook, "Recognize that your successful and sustainable development work is based on the local trust and confidence you build…" In order to be an effective volunteer I must first earn the respect of the community in which I live and work in. This strategy entails considerable dedication to learning Tagalog, cultural norms, and…

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    Comparing Two Readings

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    noticed in Still I Rise, is that she reminded me of myself. She seems like a strong woman that does not let anything come in her way. Since she shows a strong personality about herself you could say she is extremely empowering from that. For example, in the poem she says in her first couple lines “You may write me down in history / With your bitter, twisted lies, /You may trod me in the very dirt /But still, like dust, I’ll rise.” She did not build up to that moment she stated it the poem off…

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    me as I had to deal with them as they arose. My junior English teacher was instrumental in encouraging me to speak up and would often put me on the spot, asking me directly what I thought about things. It was terrifying, but necessary. Learning to speak up hasn 't been easy and is an ongoing challenge in my life. I hope that by participating in Girls on Ice I can gain more experience and confidence in my ability to participate in group activities. In four years, I hope to have my bachelors…

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    Peace Corp Pros And Cons

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    Did you ever wonder how countries that had some major accident rose back from such disasters?! The peace corp, that's how. The peace corp is the best organization in america for the 1960’s. The peace corp will help countries financially or physically when other countries turn their backs. First, the peace corp helps other countries when a natural disasters hit.The program was established by Executive Order 10924, issued by President John F.Kennedy on March 1, 1961, announced by televised…

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    There are few things more life changing than joining the Peace Corps, and it isn't just your life that you are changing. By joining the Peace Corps you are bringing aid to the millions across the world that need it, gaining important leadership skills, and strengthening the bonds across the entirety of the international community. The Peace Corps is one of many organizations dedicated to bringing aid to those in need, but they have been doing it longer than most. They have been at it for more…

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    After university I was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kenya where I taught in two local schools, facilitated adult teambuilding/leadership training, worked on youth malaria education, facilitated HIV/AIDS education, taught life skills, coached youth sports and much more. I loved my time in Peace Corps and not a day passes where I don’t think about my friends, my students, my host families and my fellow teachers. When I joined I thought of Peace Corps as pause from “normal” life, which would resume,…

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    value of service, as well as the capacity to create sustainable change, are the driving factors that have intrinsically motivated me to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer. This drive began when I was a child. My father is the Project Developer for a non-profit organization in Miami, FL and since my childhood, he has instilled within me the concept that I have the unique opportunity to help others around the world no matter the circumstance. I easily adopted this mindset as I began taking on…

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