Category Archives: Y-PEER

Summer Youth Leadership School 2011

[Note: I have a bunch of unwritten/unposted updates from the end of my service that I would like to share regardless for posterity’s sake. So I will get them up as soon as possible, and then return back to real-time … Continue reading

Posted in fun, gender, grants, Peace Corps, volunteerism, work, Y-PEER, youth development | 1 Comment

New blog site, catching up

Hi all, I have finally succumbed and imported my blog from blogspot to wordpress.  As much as I loved having my blog pop up first on Google when you enter “Peace Corps Kazakhstan,” my vanity is officially deferring to convenience … Continue reading

Posted in adventure, cooking, holidays, local friends, NGO Development, travel, volunteerism, work, Y-PEER | Leave a comment

Y-PEER Conference in Bulgaria

>09.19.10 I just got back from a Y-PEER Advocacy Project Training inBulgaria. Y-PEER is UNFPA’s youthpeer-to-peer sexual and reproductive health network of over 500 NGOs worldwidein 36 countries.  Our Shymkentvolunteers have become national representatives of the Y-PEER network in Kazakhstan, … Continue reading

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Recent Youth Activities

On a positive note — it’s been another busy season work-wise!  We had three big back-to-back events in May with our youth volunteer leadership group — a Youth Volunteer Action Service Week “Free Hugs Day” activity, a peer-to-peer sexual and … Continue reading

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What I Do (Part II)

This is the second of a two-part post about my work as an NGO Development volunteer in Peace Corps Kazakhstan, and will detail my actual activities and responsibilities with my organization, community partners, and secondary projects in and around Shymkent. … Continue reading

Posted in ABWK, gender, HIV/AIDS, NGO Development, NGOs, OCAP, Women's Club, work, Y-PEER | 1 Comment