Peace Corps Wiki:Frequently Asked Questions
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The following are Frequently Asked Questions about Peace Corps You are welcome to add a question!
What's the point of having a Wiki for the Peace Corps?
A wiki is a tool to develop documents and stories based on the knowledge collected by thousands of volunteers. If each volunteer and staff wrote one article about their experience we would have several HUNDRED THOUSAND ARTICLES.
How is from Peacecorpswiki.org different from Peace Wiki?
Peace wiki is controlled by the administrators of the US Peace Corps. They control all the information on this wiki as well as monitor it. The wiki is only available to currently serving volunteers. ….contains medical information and site information for country national staff…. Peacecorpswiki is owned by a nonprofit established by recently returned volunteers interested in promoting the "third goal of Peace Corps." It is free and open for anyone to edit and add content too.
What's the structure of the Wiki, where do a put my article?
The wiki is structured around two major category groups, 1) Countries of service. 2) Years of service. As long as the article can be grouped under these categories it is highly relevant the the wiki. Some articles are general and can't be grouped under a country or a year these usually pertain the the programming of the Peace Corps. Don't worry about where the article will go it's more important that you take the bold step and attempt to post
Who can use this wiki ?
It is free to anyone
Who's moderating this site?
We have a group of about a dozen people that have volunteered to admin the site, this includes moving pages, deleting pages, and dealing with content posting. We what to include you, become an admin
Become an Admin!
If you would like to admin the site please email: [email protected] Admin positions are open to all of the Peace Corps Wiki's users.
- The additional privileges of an admin include:
- The ability to move, delete, and monitor articles and users.
- Assisting in the enrichment of the pages that are revenant to your
service such as article on your country of service and sector. See a listing of our admins, known on the wiki as syspos
Who owns the Peace Corps wiki?
The Peace Corps wiki is owned by Developmentary INC. A registered Virginia non stock nonprofit, setup specifically to manage a group of Peace Corps related sites developed by recently returned volunteers.
Who owns the content I post on the wiki?
Any original posting are owned by the user you posted or the IP address that posted. The copy-left allow users to make use of the content All content of the site is owned by the users
Can I remove content from the wiki or is there on the internet forever?
Yes you can. If you edit content on the wiki, the original document will always be saved. However if you decide that you would like to permanently erase a particular version of the document you must have an administrator complete the action. Please contact [email protected] with a description of what you would like permanently purged from the wiki.