Meanwhile, the Peace Corps maintains that it has an overriding obligation to protect the privacy of sexual assault victims.
Norman Rush and his wife, Elsa, were co-directors of the Peace Corps in Botswana from 1978 to 1983.
In 1971, Holbrooke had briefly visited Afghanistan while working as a Peace Corps official.
In the Peace Corps and then the War on Poverty, he led thousands of Americans in taking up that challenge.
It makes Bill Clinton signing of the welfare reform bill of 1996 look like the founding of the Peace Corps.
As a young man, Chris joined the Peace Corps, and taught English in Morocco.
Novelist John Coyne served at a Peace Corps volunteer in Ethiopia from 1962 to 1964.
Plus, John Coyne on Peace Corps' determined father, Sargent Shriver.
We have extended the helping hand of the Peace Corps and carried forward the largest program of economic assistance in the world.
A year ago, less than 900 Peace Corps volunteers were on the job.
An agency of the United States government that sends American volunteers to developing nations to help improve living standards and provide training. Created by President John F. Kennedy in 1961, under the auspices of the Department of State, the Peace Corps provides an opportunity to share American wealth, technology, and expertise. During the cold war it also served as a means for spreading American influence and values in the hope of preventing developing nations from allying themselves with the Soviet Union.