Monthly Archives: January 2012

First Year Reflections

A few months back all the Peace Corps Volunteers in the Youth, Family and Community Development program met up for an in service training. On the first night we read a letter we wrote to our selves a year previous … Continue reading

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Las Pajas Video

Luis Angel, 11 and Luis Alberto, 9, are two brothers who live in Batey Las Pajas, a small rural community set in the sugar cane fields in the Dominican Republic. One afternoon they set out for the batey armed with … Continue reading

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Lucy has a Black Eye

At 5 am the night sky drapes over the cane, a heavy blanket covering the land. All is dark and all is quiet, as even the roosters have ceased to sing to the star laced sky. The stray dogs, scavengers … Continue reading

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