When asked about why I decided to serve in the Peace Corps, I realize the best explanation comes from another: Greg Mortenson and his book, “Three Cups of Tea”. The link above is a speech given by Mr. Mortenson at UC-Santa Barbara in May of 2008. His presentation is no substitute for the brilliant story telling of his book but emphasizes the need for proactive interventions.
Welcome to Globalbound, Mike Krause’s Peace Corp blog. This is the first post.