| Friends of the Peace Corps - 170,000 Strong|
170,000 is a very special number for the RPCV community - it's the number of Volunteers who have served in the Peace Corps since 1961. It's also a number that is very special to us because March is the first month since our founding in January, 2001 that our readership has exceeded 170,000. And while we know that not everyone who comes to this site is an RPCV, they are all "Friends of the Peace Corps." Thanks everybody for making PCOL your source of news for the Returned Volunteer community.
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170,000 "Friends of the Peace Corps" visit PCOL in March, 2005
170,000 "Friends of the Peace Corps" visit PCOL in March, 2005
PCOL has 170,000 in March, 2005 - over 400,000 Pageviews
One Hundred Seventy Thousand is a very special number for the RPCV community - it's the number of Volunteers who have served in the Peace Corps since 1961. It's also a number that is very special to us because March is the first month since our founding in January, 2001 that our readership has exceeded 170,000. And while we know that not everyone who comes to this site is an RPCV, they are all "Friends of the Peace Corps." Thanks everybody for making PCOL your source of news for the Returned Volunteer community.
When this story was posted in March 2005, this was on the front page of PCOL:
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The Peace Corps Library
Peace Corps Online is proud to announce that the Peace Corps Library is now available online. With over 30,000 index entries in 500 categories, this is the largest collection of Peace Corps related stories in the world. From Acting to Zucchini, you can find hundreds of stories about what RPCVs with your same interests or from your Country of Service are doing today. If you have a web site, support the "Peace Corps Library" and link to it today.
Crisis Corps arrives in Thailand
After the Tsunami in Southeast Asia last December, Peace Corps issued an appeal for Crisis Corps Volunteers and over 200 RPCVs responded. The first team of 8 Crisis Corps volunteers departed for Thailand on March 18 to join RPCVs who are already supporting relief efforts in Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, and India with other agencies and NGO's.
This Month's Feature Stories - only on PCOL
Dream Come True - Revisiting India after 34 years
The Coyne Column: Read Winning Vanity Fair PCV Essay
Tomas Belsky's paintings inspired by service in Brazil
RPCV reunites with friend after 40 years
RPCV reviews "Los Heraldos Negros" by Cesar Vallejo
Photo Essay: Taking it to the Streets
March 26, 2005: This Week's Top Stories
PCVs in Kyrgyz Republic Are Safe 25 Mar
The Coyne Column: A Good Friday Message 25 Mar
Frederic Zenhausern developing "biometric bodysuits" 24 Mar
Robert Blackwill calls for US co-operation with India 23 Mar
Margaret Krome promotes alternate crops 23 Mar
Al Kamen says allies disappointed in World Bank 23 Mar
Ambassador Randall L. Tobias speaks at PC 22 Mar
Becky Binns helps organize 30-hour fast 22 Mar
Fred Poses meets with Vice-Premier in China 22 Mar
John Hoff unionizes substitute teachers in Hawaii 21 Mar
Bill Moyers takes time to "sit and vegetate" 21 Mar
Tony Hall says Ethiopia may need more food aid 21 Mar
Taylor Hackford's 'Ray' wins four NAACP Image Awards 21 Mar
PCV seeks tap shoes for students in Moldova 20 Mar
Adam Donaldson learns to believe in Baltimore 20 Mar
Allen Andersson builds libraries in Central America 19 Mar
Senator Sarbanes' quiet leadership will be missed 15 Mar
March 26, 2005: RPCV Groups in the News
Houston RPCVs sponsor "Around the World in a Day"on April 6 25 Mar
Minnesota RPCVs need Photos for Exhibition 24 Mar
Vasquez to visit DePaul University on April 6 22 Mar
New Jersey RPCVs host exhibit in Maplewood on April 2 20 Mar
Maryland RPCVs eat crab cakes in Annapolis 17 Mar
Connecticut RPCVs held fundraiser on March 5 3 Mar
RPCVs: Post your stories or press releases here for inclusion next week.
RPCVs in Congress ask colleagues to support PC
RPCVs Sam Farr, Chris Shays, Thomas Petri, James Walsh, and Mike Honda have asked their colleagues in Congress to add their names to a letter they have written to the House Foreign Operations Subcommittee, asking for full funding of $345 M for the Peace Corps in 2006. As a follow-on to Peace Corps week, please read the letter and call your Representative in Congress and ask him or her to add their name to the letter.
Add your info now to the RPCV Directory
Call Harris Publishing at 800-414-4608 right away to add your name or make changes to your listing in the newest edition of the NPCA's Directory of Peace Corps Volunteers and Former Staff. Then read our story on how you can get access to the book after it is published. The deadline for inclusion is May 16 so call now.
March 1: National Day of Action
Tuesday, March 1, is the NPCA's National Day of Action. Please call your Senators and ask them to support the President's proposed $27 Million budget increase for the Peace Corps for FY2006 and ask them to oppose the elimination of Perkins loans that benefit Peace Corps volunteers from low-income backgrounds. Follow this link for step-by-step information on how to make your calls. Then take our poll and leave feedback on how the calls went.
Make a call for the Peace Corps
PCOL is a strong supporter of the NPCA's National Day of Action and encourages every RPCV to spend ten minutes on Tuesday, March 1 making a call to your Representatives and ask them to support President Bush's budget proposal of $345 Million to expand the Peace Corps. Take our Poll: Click here to take our poll. We'll send out a reminder and have more details early next week.
|By Raul Nazario (222.portland-02rh15-16rt.or.dial-access.att.net - 22.214.171.124) on Sunday, July 09, 2006 - 8:48 pm: Edit Post|
HELP: RPCV FROM MALAYSIA XV NEEDS HELP. I WANT TO
GET OUT OF PEACE CORP ON LINE AND WANT NO MORE TO DO WITH PCOL. AFTER REMOVING 140 E-MAILS JUST TODAY AND HUNDREDS OVER THE PAST MONTHS I'VE DECIDED IT'S NOT WORTH IT TO DEAL WITH PCOL. IF I HAVE TO I WILL CANCEL AND THEN CHANGE MY E-MAIL ADDRESS JUST SO I COULD STOP GETTING THE E-MAILS FROM PEACE CORPS ON LINE. PLEASE TAKE MY NAME OFF OF YOUR PCOL MAILING LIST.
rpcv: Malaysis XV 1966 to 1968
|By Admin1 (admin) (adsl-69-150-133-223.dsl.okcyok.swbell.net - 126.96.36.199) on Sunday, July 09, 2006 - 10:18 pm: Edit Post|
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|By neila ben rejeb (188.8.131.52) on Thursday, May 01, 2008 - 9:53 am: Edit Post|
I am looking for Deborah Harris she was in Tunisia in 1981 as a peace corps member.
The last time I got news from her she was working in New-Zealand in the late 1980s please help me find her .
|By jotham (184.108.40.206) on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 - 11:42 am: Edit Post|
We are working in a child caring institution where we care for children who are abandoned, neglected, impovirished and abused.
We Houseparent would like for your assistance on teaching the children and caregivers in speaking in english.
Thank you very much.
Children's Chance For Tomorrow Foundation Inc.
|By Lynette (220.127.116.11) on Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 12:54 pm: Edit Post|
I'm looking for Susan and Alan who were Peace Corps Volunteer to Tonga in the early 80s. They stayed with my uncle, Latu Fuka, in Kolomotu'a. I think they were from North Carolina. If you have any contact, please let me know. Malo 'aupito!
|By Awg Taha (18.104.22.168) on Saturday, September 04, 2010 - 1:06 am: Edit Post|
I'm looking for Mr Jim Kimble, my ex-science teacher(Chemistry)at Government Secondary School Limbang, Sarawak, Malaysia in 1974-1975. Actually I found his email address: firstname.lastname@example.org from this list of directory, but the address was permanently disabled.