I wasn’t sure how my background in business could be useful in dealing with HIV and AIDS. But by teaching business skills to women impacted by the pandemic, they were empowered to create viable businesses that could sustain them and the people who depended on them.

Peace Corps Volunteer Stephanie Saltzman
Zambia, 2003–2004
Uganda and Kenya, 1998–2000

[Students] might not be able to talk to their parents or teachers, but because I’m an outsider, I’m approachable for a topic that might otherwise cause discomfort.

Peace Corps Volunteer Kaleb Brown, Ukraine