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February 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Our Second Service Saturday - Building Momentum

10 Northern Ohio RPCV's had a great time today practicing conversation with refugees on Cleveland's Near West Side.

For the second month in a row, we had a strong turnout and we were able to provide a shared perspective with those learning a new language in a new culture.  Our experience was deeply felt as the volunteers worked one-on-one or in small groups.…


Added by Tom Schreiber on February 23, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Water Buffaloes in Thailand

Here's an interesting article from the Bangkok Post:

Added by Paula Maeder Connor on February 11, 2013 at 1:51pm — 1 Comment

NORVA donates 400 books for a PCV project in the Phillipines

NORVA member and repeat Peace Corps Volunteer Richard Strauss reached out to NORVA during his current stint in the Phillipines.  He had an opportunity for us to provide 400 books for a school he is serving for $100.00.  

We're thrilled to report, that after the usual developing world complications, the books have arrived!  …


Added by Tom Schreiber on February 5, 2013 at 7:56pm — No Comments

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