Northern Ohio Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Association

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May 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Shaker Heights Peace Corps Volunteer improves health, nutrition in Peru

Peace Corps Volunteer Catherine Campbell-Morrison of Cleveland is working with rural mothers in Peru to improve their kitchen stoves to minimize the amount of indoor smoke they produce. Additionally, the mothers are being taught better nutrition and cooking techniques. A portion of the funds for the project will be raised through the Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP), a program that helps support Peace Corps volunteer community projects worldwide.

Check out her story…


Added by Amy E. Moniot on May 22, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

Peace Corps Volunteers Extend Malaria Efforts to Villages and Towns Across Africa

There has been some great press recently for a project by recent RPCV and current NORVA board member Benjamin Gascoigne.  

See a great short video about the efforts by Ben in Sengal and other Africa RPCV's to stamp out Malaria. …


Added by Tom Schreiber on May 14, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Kosovo Youth Exchange Program (KYEP), is now recruiting host families for the upcoming 2013-14 school year

RPCV and NORVA member Madeline Rife has the following opportunity for Cleveland Area families.


with the Kosovo Youth Exchange Program (KYEP)

a program funded by the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo

What is KYEP?

KYEP is an exchange program for accomplished high school students from Kosovo. The program is

funded by the U.S.…


Added by Tom Schreiber on May 12, 2013 at 7:41pm — 1 Comment

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