This is a training manual created for Peace Corps Trainees (PCTs) to aid in learning the Bemba language. The manual will help trainees/Volunteers in their daily work and in their social interaction in the community.

This website provides a brief history of the island of Hispaniola, now referred to as the Dominican Republic. Peace Corps Trainees and Peace Corps Volunteers may find this site useful in learning more about the history and culture of the Dominican Republic.

According to legend, the Virgin Mary has appeared on two separate occasions in the Dominican Republic. Historian and Anthropologist Dr. Lynne Guitar explores the legend of her appearance near La Vega, Dominican Republic in 1495. This website may be useful for Peace Corps Trainees and Peace Corps Volunteers serving in the Dominican Republic.

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