1140 students from 38 middle schools participated in local and regional French spelling bees, culminating in a national competition. CAPCA contributed $299 to support PCV Hannah Koppel and her Guinean partners.
PCVs Carey Bolnik and Alison Cumbow organized an English language camp focusing on civic engagement, multiculturalism, critical thinking, volunteerism, project planning, and problem solving. Campers each completed a community project. Camp staff included both PCVs and Ukrainians of various ethnicities.
Romania PCV Ashley Lenihan and local community partners help organize a girls’ leadership camp in English with a focus on skills that rural girls can take back to their villages. The camp was an empowering and life changing experience for many of the girls, who returned home eager to become involved community members with new […]
PCV Julia Crowley and her community in Ilocos Norte in the Philippines held workshops on reducing plastic bag consumption and the hazards of burning them. Community members produced reusable bags, led trainings, and distributed the bags to local households. Approximately 10,000 people in town are benefitting from reduced plastic bag consumption and cleaner air.