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Nepal 2018

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In the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal, the Losar Festival celebrating Tibetan New Year ends with the great Boudhanath stupa receiving a fresh coat of white paint to welcome in the new year. The final touch comes with the addition of color to represent lotus leaves encircling the stupa.
– Scott Faiia ©2009
PCV Malaysia 1973–1975
Irrigation Engineering

República del Perú
Western South America

Area 1.3M km2 (54th)

Population 30.4 mil (23/km²)

Gov’t Constitutional Republic

Capital Lima (9.9M)

GCP/capita $12,300

Unemployment 9%

In poverty 26%

Life expectancy 73 yrs

Infact Mortality 20/1K live births


Literacy 95%

Languages Spanish, Quechua, Aymara

Religions Roman Catholic 81%, Evangelical 13%, other 3%

Labor Force Agriculture 26%, industry 17%, services 57%

PCVs 1962–1974, 2002–present CURRENT: 243; Youth & Community Economic Development, Health, Environment; TTD: 3,475