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!

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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 run by the US Peace Corps, who control all the information as well as monitor it. The wiki is only available to currently serving volunteers. [Peace Wiki]...contains medical information and site information for country national staff"

PeaceCorpsWiki is run by a nonprofit organization established by recently returned volunteers interested in promoting the third goal of Peace Corps. It is free to use 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.

That being said, some articles are quite general and can't be grouped under a country or a year. These articles usually pertain the the programming of the Peace Corps, as an organization, or general activities that the volunteers do across many countries or years - such as taking a bucket bath.

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 administer the site.

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.

See a listing of our Special:Listusers?&username=&group=sysop&limit=50 admins, known on the wiki as Sysops and Bureaucrats.


Who owns the Peace Corps wiki?

The Peace Corps Wiki is owned by Developmentary Inc. A registered non-profit in the commonwealth of Virginia, 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.


Please Define what you are what you're not

What we are:

A 'bucket bath' may not be encyclopedic, but I guarantee applicants are wondering how to take one before arriving in country.

What we're aren’t

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