*What previous experiences can you highlight that could help you succeed in the Peace Corps?
*Are you willing to gain additional experiences, perhaps additional volunteer experience here stateside, between applying and getting on the plane?
Now I am at a position in my life, education, and experience to give back to those who are less fortunate.
One of my most memorable volunteer efforts was building a home for a poverty-stricken family in Mexico.
While there I noticed that, while housing was an issue, food seemed to be an even larger predicament.
Their land was in constant drought and the soil was barely fertile enough for cactus.
If I familiarize myself with the differences between our laws and take special care to understand why these laws are in place, this scenario can be avoided.
Expectation 4 also carries some implications, specifically in communication.
Without the necessary nutrition, the health in their community would diminish and further exacerbate their plight. I decided to dedicate my education and experience to human and environmental biology.
The Peace Corps specialties of health, environment, and agriculture were my target areas once I learned of the program some time ago.