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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Third Goal Newsletter Article

I was asked to write an article for the Peace Corps Cape Verde newsletter about my experiences speaking in the USA over Christmas break. Bring it Home to America “I hope you got some rest on the plane,” my Dad told me as we trudged through a half foot of Indianapolis snow, “because you are […]

Sending me Mail

Do you want to send me a postcard, letter, package or donation for Cape Verdeans or other Peace Corps volunteers? I love mail!  Send anything you like to the following address:   Matthew Kubal Achada Igreja Picos, S. Salvador do Mundo Santiago, Cape Verde, West Africa   Via Portugal/Route through Boston Numbero: 238-971-3381   Include […]

Packing List

This post is directed towards other Peace Corps Volunteers coming to Cape Verde or other similar Peace Corps destinations.   The rest of you might find this interesting too (if you’re really bored). I made a packing list before I arrived and found it very useful to see lists made by other PCVs.  The lists below […]

Sengal, IST and More Press

I returned a few days ago from  the West African Invitational Softball Tournament in Dakar, Senegal and am now in Praia for our in-service training (IST) until the end of the week.  Senegal was amazing and all of the volunteers I met from Senegal, Mali, Niger and The Gambia were absolutely fantastic.   The volunteers in Senegal (especially Chris in […]