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'''Peace Corps Wiki''' is a collaborative project whose goal is to create a free, interactive, and up-to-date source of information about serving as a volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps. Anyone is welcome to edit, add, or change any entry, or start a new one. So far there are a total of [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFPAGES}}]] pages that have been written and edited by (R)PCVs and Friends of Peace Corps from around the world. ''[[Peace_Corps_Wiki:About|This public benefit not for profit website tax exempt 501c3]], designed and operated by returned Peace Corps Volunteers with no government funding, provides the transparency called for by President Obama to enable the public and potential PC volunteers to view extensive information about the agency's operations and Peace Corps service.''
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| Marmot offers a Professional Courtesy Program to Peace Corps Volunteers.  Discount may vary by product but is <b>substantial</b>. Selection is limited compared to regular online site (some products may be "out of stock," but you can request them).
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<br>However, we are currently experiencing technical difficulties as  past-due website architecture upgrades have been postponed due to a lack of funding. With server and bandwidth  expenses from 3,000 visitors every day topping over $500 every month, we simply can't afford to maintain this service without asking for your help.
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| [http://www.coleman.com/nonprofit Coleman]
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| Outdoor gear
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| Coleman offers a discounted pricing program for non-profit groups.  Discount varies by product. <b>must order for delivery in the states</b>
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| Email their customer service department [http://www.coleman.com/coleman/feedback2.asp here] and ask if they provide discounts to Peace Corps volunteers. 12/12/11- Customer Service replied to my question saying they do not offer discounts to Peace Corps volunteers
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| [http://cascadedesigns.com/ Cascade Designs (MSR, Thermarest, Seal Line, Platypus, Tracks)]
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| Ask to join the Pro-Deal go to proshop.eaglecreek.com to apply for discount. 06/20/13 - 50% discount.
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| [http://www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com ENO]
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| [http://www.hennessyhammock.com Hennessy Hammock]
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| 50%. Must order at least ten at a time (talk to other PCVs to put together bulk order). They will ship internationally.
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| Email Customer Service. This is a small company and they were really excited about this pro-deal. 2/19/11 just emailed and they confirmed 50% discount. No mention of a requirement to purchase 10 at a time.
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|[http://www.timbuk2.com Timbuk2]
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|[http://www.backcountry.com/ Backcountry.com]
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| All the Best Outdoor Gear!
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| Variable depending on product (average 20%-30%)
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| Email: [email protected] and provide verification (acceptance letter, follow up email from recruiting officer, or PC ID)if emails are not sent to above email response may be delayed. Note emails responses are sent Mon.-Fri. You will receive a friendly quick response. (6/2013)
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<br>Our  goal is to raise $3,000 by July 31 to ensure that we can  continue to  deliver great content to you and expand to a more stable and scalable  platform that can meet the needs of the thousands more visitors  who  want to learn more about the Peace Corps every day.As a non-profit  that  receives no government, corporate, or foundation funding,  PeaceCorpsWiki, together with our partner sites PeaceCorpsJournals and  ThirdGoal.org, relies solely on the support from visitors like you to  sustain our efforts.
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| [http://www.marmot.com/ Marmot]
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| Marmot offers a Professional Courtesy Program to Peace Corps Volunteers.  Discount may vary by product but is <b>substantial</b>. Selection is limited compared to regular online site (some products may be "out of stock," but you can request them).
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| Apply for the program [http://marmot.promotive.com/action/index here], you should hear back within a couple business days.
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| The North Face offers a Pro Pricing Program to Peace Corps Volunteers.  Discount may vary by product but is <b>substantial</b>. Selection is limited compared to regular online site (some products may be "out of stock," but you can request them).
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| Apply for the program [http://thenorthface.promotive.com/action/index here], you should hear back within a couple business days. **5/11/11: The program is not accepting new applicants. The Pro program is apparently under review for possible termination. 11/28/11: The program is back, but no longer offers discounts to Peace Corps Volunteers
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| [http://www.macabiskirt.com Macabi]
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| All the Best Outdoor Gear!
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| [http://www.livelingua.com/peace-corps-discounts.php Live lessons (up to 40% off)]
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*[[Previous did you know?]]   
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*[[Peace_Corps_Political_Appointees|2011 Political Appointees]]
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| [http://www.facebook.com/riseupcoffee Rise Up Coffee]
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| Organic Coffee
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| " Rise Up Coffee will send our coffee to any current PCV's for FREE!!!"
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| "Simply contact us through [http://www.facebook.com/riseupcoffee FB] or email [email protected] ... and wait for your organic coffee to show up (which, depending on where you are, could take some time!)." <br>(Owner Tim Cureton, PC Kiribati 98-01) <br>
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[http://drinkorganiccoffee.blogspot.com/2010/03/free-coffee-to-any-peace-corps.html More Info]
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| [http://www.usa-icd.org/information/peace-corps/index.htm USA-ICD]
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| Dental (Applicants)
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* [[Early Termination]]
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| "volunteering to provide a dental examination and x-rays for Peace Corps applicants at no charge" (read [http://www.usa-icd.org/projects/peace-corps/index.htm more...])
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| "The applicant will bring a Peace Corps dental examination form to the appointment." (Available [[Forms | here]])
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| [http://www.mtu.edu/news/stories/2009/november/story19697.html Michigan Tech]
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* [[Departures by month]]
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| Medical exams and lab tests required by Peace Corps, for Master's International students
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* [[Volunteer Allowances]]
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| "The health care provider will offer PCMI students at Michigan Tech a 20 percent discount on any balance they owe after insurance payments for exams and tests required by the Peace Corps, plus an additional 10 percent prompt-pay discount, for a total discount of 30 percent."
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* [[Volunteer_allowance_rates]]
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| [http://www.mtu.edu/news/stories/2009/november/story19697.html press release]  
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* '''[[Help:Editing|Learn how to edit]]'''
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===Personal Products===
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| [http://www.lunapads.com/ Lunapads.com]
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| The Diva Cup, washable menstrual pads
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|
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10% off any order of $25 or more<br>  
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|
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enter "PEACECORPS11" in promotion code box <br>
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The code is updated yearly so change the numbers on the end to match the year you are ordering in.
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|-
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| [http://www.rockshaving.com/ Rock Shaving]
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| Rock Shaving, travel friendly double edge razors which use blades available worldwide.
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|
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5% off<br>
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|
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Enter code "PEACECORPS" at checkout.
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===Shoes===
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| style="border: 1px solid rgb(255, 188, 121); width: 33%; vertical-align: top; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" | <div style="border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(255, 188, 121); background-color: rgb(255, 233, 210); font-size: 1px; height: 8px;"></div> <div style="margin: 5px 8px 8px; float: right;"></div> <div style="border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(170, 170, 170); padding: 5px; font-family: Verdana; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-size: 13pt; line-height: normal; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-weight: bold;">[[What Do Volunteers Do?|About Peace Corps]]<sup>''[[What Do Volunteers Do?|more]]''</sup></div> <div style="padding: 5px; font-size: 9pt;">
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Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared with the world America's most precious resource—its people. Peace Corps Volunteers serve in 73 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, and the Middle East. Collaborating with local community members, Volunteers work in areas like education, youth outreach and community development, the environment, and information technology.  
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| [http://www.keenfootwear.com/ Keen]
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| Footwear
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| 40% off order of up to $600 (retail value)
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| Must request promo code [http://pro.keenfootwear.com/pro/code.aspx here]
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| [http://chacousa.com/ Chaco]
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| Footwear
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| 40% off
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|[http://www.chacoprodeal.com chacoprodeal.com] - They also require proof of service which can be faxed to 1-888-746-3329 or emailed, call the number on the prodeal site to find out where. 11/28/13 - Allowed up to 4 pairs per YEAR (not service) at approx 40% off.
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| [http://www.merrell.com/ Merrell]
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| Footwear
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| 40% off
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|www.merrellprodeal.com
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|-
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| [http://www.teva.com/ Teva]  
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[http://www.simpleshoes.com/ Simple Shoes]
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| Footwear
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| 50% off
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| Must request promo code <[email protected]>. Proof of acceptance needed. To request a code for Simple Shoes, be sure to mention this in your request email. Worked 5/8/13- received code for 50% off up to 4 pairs of shoes (if purchased as part of a single order). ATTENTION: Sadly Simple shoes is no more. They can only be found on zappos now.
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| [http://www.backcountry.com/ Backcountry.com]
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| All the Best Outdoor Gear! We got lots of shoe too!
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| Variable depending on product (average 20%-30%)
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| Email: mcorey@backcountry.com and provide verification (acceptance letter, follow up email from recruiting officer, or PC ID)if emails are not sent to above email response may be delayed. Note emails responses are sent Mon.-Fri. 
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|-
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| [http://www.wolverine.com/ Wolverine]
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| Footwear
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| unsure but there is a discount
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|http://www.wolverineprodeal.com/
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*[[What Do Volunteers Do?]]   
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===Sporting Goods===
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*[[What is the Peace Corps?]]   
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*[[Where Do Volunteers Go?]]   
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*[[How Do I Become a Volunteer?]]   
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*[[Who Volunteers?]]   
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*[[What Are the Benefits?]]   
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*[[Is Peace Corps a form of National Service (similar to the military)?]]
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| style="border: 1px solid rgb(136, 152, 191); width: 33%; vertical-align: top; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" | <div style="border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(136, 152, 191); background-color: rgb(168, 211, 255); font-size: 1px; height: 8px;"></div> <div style="margin: 5px 8px 8px; float: right;"></div> <div style="border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(170, 170, 170); padding: 5px; font-family: Verdana; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-size: 13pt; line-height: normal; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-weight: bold;">[[Current Volunteers]]<sup>''[[Current Volunteers|more]]''</sup></div> <div style="padding: 5px; font-size: 9pt;">
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Serving for two years in the Peace Corps may seem like a long time, but Close of Service may come faster than you expect. Volunteers can make the most of their time in-country through well organized material, collaboration and knowledge sharing. <span style="color: red;">[[Current Volunteers]]</span> should still keep in mind their own safety and security, cultural sensitivity, and the fact they are in-country representing the United States. See Manual [http://www.peacecorpsjournals.com/manual/MS204.html Section 204] regarding Volunteer conduct and [http://www.peacecorpsjournals.com/manual/MS543.html Section 543] regarding Volunteer use of information technology tools.   
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*[[Volunteer Health]]
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| [http://www.discraft.com/ Discraft.com]
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*[[Add_a_Volunteer|Add a page on yourself]]
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| Ultimate frisbee discs
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Free plus shipping<br>  
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| style="border: 1px solid rgb(255, 188, 121); width: 33%; vertical-align: top; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" | <div style="border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(255, 188, 121); background-color: rgb(255, 233, 210); font-size: 1px; height: 8px;"></div> <div style="margin: 5px; float: right;"></div> <div style="border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(170, 170, 170); padding: 5px; font-family: Verdana; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-size: 13pt; line-height: normal; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-weight: bold;">[[RPCV Associations|Returned Volunteers]]''<sup>[[RPCV Associations|more]]</sup>''</div> <div style="padding: 5px; font-size: 9pt;">
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Your time as a Peace Corps Volunteer doesn't end when your two years of service are over. The time you spent in the Peace Corps will continue to enrich your life, both personally and professionally, for many years. And, in keeping with the Peace Corps' third goal, you'll have new opportunities every day to share what you've learned in the Peace Corps with fellow Americans.   
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For more information contact Discraft [http://www.discraft.com/contact10.html here.]
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*[[Add_a_Volunteer|Add a page on yourself]]
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*[[RPCV Associations|Affiliate Groups]]   
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*[[Hotline]]   
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*[[Continuing Services]]   
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*[[Benefits]]   
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| style="border: 1px solid rgb(136, 152, 191); width: 33%; vertical-align: top; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);" | <div style="border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(136, 152, 191); background-color: rgb(168, 211, 255); font-size: 1px; height: 8px;"></div> <div style="margin: 5px 8px 8px; float: right;"></div> <div style="border-bottom: 1px solid rgb(170, 170, 170); padding: 5px; font-family: Verdana; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-size: 13pt; line-height: normal; font-size-adjust: none; font-stretch: normal; font-weight: bold;">[http://www.peacecorps.gov/wws/multimedia/podcasts/ Peace Corps Podcasts]</div> <div style="padding: 5px; font-size: 9pt;">
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| [https://www.cwtsatotravel.com/ Sato Travel]
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| airline, hotel, train and car reservations
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| "managing travel for U.S. military and government clients."
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| [PCVs] "can use our SatoVacation Center for personal travel being paid for on a personal credit card." <br>
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Peace Corps account info [https://www.cwtsatotravel.com/traveler_info/contactInfo.aspx?cid=1154 here]
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==Unconfirmed Discounts==
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===Camping and Travel Gear===
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|[http://www.campmor.com Campmor]
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| Camping Gear: Packs, Tents, Clothing, Sleeping Gear
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| 10%
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| Some said it worked fine, but Campmor told others that PC would have to order for the discount- individuals couldn't get the discount.
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|-
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| [http://www.brunton.com/ Brunton]
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| Camping Stoves, Lanterns, Solar Power, Headlamps, Binoculars, Scopes, Compasses
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| n/a
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| "They emailed me a form and asked me to fill it out but the catch is whatever you buy has to be sent the company address and they review the form and decide if they want to give you a discount or not"
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==No discounts==
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'''''Peace Corps Wiki''' welcomes all'' objective ''points of view about Peace Corps, including the negative aspects of volunteer service. That being said, all articles and contents should be written from a neutral point of view, representing views fairly, proportionately, and with a balanced perceptive of the issue.'' '''Disclaimer: The contents of this Web site belong to the wiki's members and do not reflect any position of the U.S. Government or the Peace Corps.''' '''''For official Peace Corps policy, please see their [http://www.peacecorps.gov/ official website]'''''
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* [http://www.llbean.com/ LL Bean]
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* [http://www.target.com/ Target]
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* [http://www.prana.com/ prAna]
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* [http://www.crocs.com/ Crocs]
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* [http://www.rei.com/ REI]
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* [http://www.smartwool.com/ Smartwool Socks]
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* [http://www.arcteryx.com/ Arc'teryx]
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* [http://www.ems.com/ Eastern Mountain Sports]
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* [http://www.patagonia.com/ Patagonia]
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* [http://www.ospreypacks.com/ Osprey]
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* [http://www.vibramfivefingers.com/ Vibram FiveFingers]
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* [http://www.timberland.com/ Timberland]
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* [http://www.tigerdirect.com/ Tiger Direct]
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* [http://www.redwingshoes.com/ Red Wing Shoes]
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* [http://www.amazon.com/ Amazon] - but check with your country; some sites give Volunteers the option of getting a Kindle containing their training materials
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Confirmed Discounts

Camping and Travel Gear

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
Marmot Outdoor gear Marmot offers a Professional Courtesy Program to Peace Corps Volunteers. Discount may vary by product but is substantial. Selection is limited compared to regular online site (some products may be "out of stock," but you can request them). Apply for the program here, you should hear back within a couple business days.
Coleman Outdoor gear Coleman offers a discounted pricing program for non-profit groups. Discount varies by product. must order for delivery in the states Email their customer service department here and ask if they provide discounts to Peace Corps volunteers. 12/12/11- Customer Service replied to my question saying they do not offer discounts to Peace Corps volunteers
Cascade Designs (MSR, Thermarest, Seal Line, Platypus, Tracks) Outdoor Gear approximately 30% Email [email protected] with your acceptance letter. They will email back with information to register. Peace Corps are allowed to use a home address as the registered shipping address, since they only ship items to the United States. 11/28/11: Cascade Designs has switched to a website application. Go to https://cascadedesigns.com/friendsofindustry to apply for discount program.
Eagle Creek Travel Gear 30-50% Ask to join the Pro-Deal go to proshop.eaglecreek.com to apply for discount. 06/20/13 - 50% discount.
ENO Hammocks, Rain tarps, Stuff sacks 10% Email Customer Service
Hennessy Hammock Camping Hammocks 50%. Must order at least ten at a time (talk to other PCVs to put together bulk order). They will ship internationally.
 40% If order individually
Email Customer Service. This is a small company and they were really excited about this pro-deal. 2/19/11 just emailed and they confirmed 50% discount. No mention of a requirement to purchase 10 at a time.
Timbuk2 Messenger bags, backpacks, and laptop bags You get the "prodeal" 50% discount when you sign up. sign up here(I tried this and never got a response. I sent many emails and only part were returned. This did not work for me April 2011. Update: The pro deal website didn't work for me either, so I emailed the Customer Support. I got a quick friendly response from CS and they gave me a code for a single use as their pro deal website was down (April 12, 2011).
Backcountry.com All the Best Outdoor Gear! Variable depending on product (average 20%-30%) Email: [email protected] and provide verification (acceptance letter, follow up email from recruiting officer, or PC ID)if emails are not sent to above email response may be delayed. Note emails responses are sent Mon.-Fri. You will receive a friendly quick response. (6/2013)
Eastern Mountain Sports Outdoor Gear, Clothing 20% off retail price. In stores only: ask for the "humanitarian discount." You will get 20% off your entire purchase.

Clothing

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
Marmot Outdoor clothing Marmot offers a Professional Courtesy Program to Peace Corps Volunteers. Discount may vary by product but is substantial. Selection is limited compared to regular online site (some products may be "out of stock," but you can request them). Apply for the program here, you should hear back within a couple business days.
The North Face Outdoor Clothing The North Face offers a Pro Pricing Program to Peace Corps Volunteers. Discount may vary by product but is substantial. Selection is limited compared to regular online site (some products may be "out of stock," but you can request them). Apply for the program here, you should hear back within a couple business days. **5/11/11: The program is not accepting new applicants. The Pro program is apparently under review for possible termination. 11/28/11: The program is back, but no longer offers discounts to Peace Corps Volunteers
ExOfficio Outdoor Clothing 50%-60% apply online at http://www.exofficio.com/pro **7/20/11: Received a 10% discount, not 50%-60%. 1/7/12: Received a 25% discount
Macabi Macabi Skirts $50 per skirt instead of $80 e-mail your acceptance letter
Moosejaw Outdoor gear/clothes 10% off regular prices, 5% off sale prices

Excludes Arc'Teryx, Bugaboo,Burton, Merrell, Nixon,Suunto, The North Face and Western Mountainering products

Use Coupon Code "LTM" (discount did work on 4/26/2011)Code did not work for me but I live-chatted with them and they gave me a weekly code of 15% off (5/3/2013)
Backcountry.com All the Best Outdoor Gear! Variable depending on product (average 20%-30%) Email: [email protected] and provide verification (acceptance letter, follow up email from recruiting officer, or PC ID)if emails are not sent to above email response may be delayed. Note emails responses are sent Mon.-Fri.
Hot Chillys Hot Chillys 10% off Code for Clothing and Socks e-mail [email protected] or customer service and ask for a Peace Corps Discount (9/15/11)

Education

School / University Type Benefits Notes / Procedures
Michigan State University Graduate School In-State Tuition for RPCVs Section 3G
Master's International
"more than 60 universities offering 117 different graduate degrees." See list, school dependent See list, school dependent
Fellows/USA
"more than 50 universities." See list, school dependent See list, school dependent
Live Lingua School
"Live Skype lessons in 11 languages. Free Ebooks & Audios for over 90 languages." Live lessons (up to 40% off) Follow instructions on page.

Electronics

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
Voltaic Systems Solar Powered Backpacks 35% off Write to [email protected] for the discount code or call 877.304.6861 ext. 701
Freeplay Energy Scout shortwave radio discount price $25 plus shipping contact Penny Thornton 866-526-2826 (1/11/11 I called and the Scout has been discontinued and Penny Thornton no longer works there. They did offer the Eyemax as somewhat comparable and at a small discount) Update: 5/5/2013- A rep told me they are no longer offering this discount in the US.
Eton shortwave radios 20% off Call 1-800-872-2228 (6/17/11 - called and says they only give discounts to retailers) (7-28-2011 gave me 50% off plus the cost of shipping)
Sollight Solar powered water bottle caps turn your bottle into a lantern 40% Email [email protected] and ask nicely

(I didn't get a reply at that address. I e-mailed info@sollight and immediately got a code for a 25% discount. 5/14/13)

Solio Universal solar power charger 15% Use coupon code "PEACECORPS15"
Apple Electronics 5-6% Use their government pricing program. Need original copy of your invite
Dell Electronics 10-30% (depends on product) www.dell.com/epp; member ID GS83510340

Food and Drinks

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
Rise Up Coffee Organic Coffee " Rise Up Coffee will send our coffee to any current PCV's for FREE!!!" "Simply contact us through FB or email [email protected] ... and wait for your organic coffee to show up (which, depending on where you are, could take some time!)."
(Owner Tim Cureton, PC Kiribati 98-01)

More Info

Medical

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
USA-ICD Dental (Applicants) "volunteering to provide a dental examination and x-rays for Peace Corps applicants at no charge" (read more...) "The applicant will bring a Peace Corps dental examination form to the appointment." (Available here)
Michigan Tech Medical exams and lab tests required by Peace Corps, for Master's International students "The health care provider will offer PCMI students at Michigan Tech a 20 percent discount on any balance they owe after insurance payments for exams and tests required by the Peace Corps, plus an additional 10 percent prompt-pay discount, for a total discount of 30 percent." press release

Personal Products

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
Lunapads.com The Diva Cup, washable menstrual pads

10% off any order of $25 or more

enter "PEACECORPS11" in promotion code box
The code is updated yearly so change the numbers on the end to match the year you are ordering in.

Rock Shaving Rock Shaving, travel friendly double edge razors which use blades available worldwide.

5% off

Enter code "PEACECORPS" at checkout.

Shoes

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
Keen Footwear 40% off order of up to $600 (retail value) Must request promo code here
Chaco Footwear 40% off chacoprodeal.com - They also require proof of service which can be faxed to 1-888-746-3329 or emailed, call the number on the prodeal site to find out where. 11/28/13 - Allowed up to 4 pairs per YEAR (not service) at approx 40% off.
Merrell Footwear 40% off www.merrellprodeal.com
Teva

Simple Shoes

Footwear 50% off Must request promo code <[email protected]>. Proof of acceptance needed. To request a code for Simple Shoes, be sure to mention this in your request email. Worked 5/8/13- received code for 50% off up to 4 pairs of shoes (if purchased as part of a single order). ATTENTION: Sadly Simple shoes is no more. They can only be found on zappos now.
Backcountry.com All the Best Outdoor Gear! We got lots of shoe too! Variable depending on product (average 20%-30%) Email: [email protected] and provide verification (acceptance letter, follow up email from recruiting officer, or PC ID)if emails are not sent to above email response may be delayed. Note emails responses are sent Mon.-Fri.
Wolverine Footwear unsure but there is a discount http://www.wolverineprodeal.com/

Sporting Goods

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
Discraft.com Ultimate frisbee discs

Free plus shipping

For more information contact Discraft here.

Travel

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
Sato Travel airline, hotel, train and car reservations "managing travel for U.S. military and government clients." [PCVs] "can use our SatoVacation Center for personal travel being paid for on a personal credit card."

Peace Corps account info here

Unconfirmed Discounts

Camping and Travel Gear

Company Type Discount Notes / Procedures
Campmor Camping Gear: Packs, Tents, Clothing, Sleeping Gear 10% Some said it worked fine, but Campmor told others that PC would have to order for the discount- individuals couldn't get the discount.
Brunton Camping Stoves, Lanterns, Solar Power, Headlamps, Binoculars, Scopes, Compasses n/a "They emailed me a form and asked me to fill it out but the catch is whatever you buy has to be sent the company address and they review the form and decide if they want to give you a discount or not"

No discounts

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