Development/Gender Awareness Development is current Peace Corps volunteers working
throughout the world to promote development and education among women in
Mola cooperative members have a new website to sell their goods.
Weiss Web Page
Returned Panama volunteer Robinne Weiss's web page
on her Panama experience.
San Lorenzo Project
(Panamanian Center for Research and Social Action) project to protect the Atlantic side of Panama, along the western bank of the Panama Canal.
Also see volunteer's fotos.
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"Isla de Bocas" website.
Canal Zone Brats
self-named web page by people who lived in the Canal Zone. The
"Panama" button provides interesting information about Panamá..
(Central American Sea Kayak Expedition)
Articles & photos of Kuna, Ngobe, Embera &
Waounan indigenous people. Studies sponsored by Native Peoples.
Ecoturistico Los Quetzales
Your private chalet inside La Amistad National Park near Costa Rica.
Network Information Center
LANIC has excellent reference
desk for Panamá.
Relief map of Panamá from the University of Texas online map
This is a 214 KB JPEG file.
National Anthem of
Panamá Listen to the Panamanian national anthem from the Internet.
"Thousands of articles about Panamá in English."
Virtual tourism center.
"One stop travel
resource for travellers to Panamá."
Web page of national youth ecology group.
PCV Jackie Flynn helped start this group in 1998.
recipes for carimañolas, ceviches, arroz con pollo, tamales Panameños,
flan, etc. Enjoy!
alrededor del Mundo
Panamanian web community.
Selling art from indigenous groups of Panamá.
"There are few places in the world with protected rain forests, pristine
beaches, exotic wildlife, rugged mountains, world class fishing,
snorkeling, diving and sailing opportunities so accessible."
Lloyd (RPCV Group 44) is operating Soposo Rainforest Adventures for
people who are searching for a unique and genuine rain forest experience.
Puerto de Panamá
(Panama RPCV Group 14, La Enea de Guararé, Los Santos) operates the
Casa del Puerto bed and breakfast in Port of Rio Guararé halfway down
the east coast of the Azuero peninsula.
The Purple House
Andrea Aster (RPCV David, Chiriquí, 2000-2002) celebrates six years
of running The Purple House International Backpackers' Hostel in David,
Cultures Conserving Land
PCV's have founded a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to work with the Wounaan in
Panama to protect rainforest and prevent the cultural extinction of a
unique indigenous people.
Pajaro Jai Foundation
The Pajaro Jai Foundation was established in 1990 to help
manage and support the activities of the sailing ketch, Pajaro Jai which
was constructed in Panama by the natives of the Darien rain forest,
including Choco Indians, Interioranos (most of whom are subsistence
farmers), and Darienistas (primarily escaped slave descendants).
Buy molas from cooperative program fostered by returned
Panama volunteer Mac Chapin.
Helping Street Kids International
Students Helping Street
Kids International enlists U.S. students and others to raise funds to pay
for scholarships for street kids in Brazil and elsewhere in the world so
they can attend school in their own communities. Jim Beyer, a returned
Panama Peace Corps volunteer, is vice-president of the
Sustainable Harvest International
(SHI) provides farmers and communities in the tropics with long-term
assistance implementing environmentally and economically sustainable
technologies. Their mission is to reverse environmental degradation by
helping rural inhabitants restore ecological stability and sustainable
economic productivity to overexploited lands. Panama RPCV Florence Reed is
president of SHI.
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The Peace Corps'
country page for Panamá.
An eight-page bulletin of
employment and educational opportunities for RPCVs published twice a
month. Peace Corps sends it to free for two years. Then
can subscribe via the National
Peace Corps Association.
National Peace Corps
The NPCA is for Peace Corps returned
volunteers, staff, family, and friends.
The home page of the Peace Corps.
An independent news forum serving Returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
Corps Panamá stories.
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