How to be costeño

Source: How to be costeño

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La Olla Milagrosa

The focus of my work in my first seven months in Colombia has revolved around the locally based non-profit, La Olla Milagrosa (‘the Miraculous Pot’) - connecting it to the Miami-based micro-loan organization TCP Global, developing and teaching a series of small-business training sessions aimed at entrepreneurs who are single mothers, and coordinating twelve local accounting students as advisors to the project.

Why not be a Peace Corps Volunteer?

"...in some ways, Peace Corps service has been a selfish endeavor for me stemming from the fact that I never came up with a good answer to the test posed as the question ‘why not be a Peace Corps Volunteer?’. What greater way to develop as a human being and help people less fortunate than to be a Peace Corps Volunteer? I still do not have the answer."