18 Photos - Nov 15, 2013
Photo: As a Peace Corps volunteer in South Africa, Autumn Hilsinger organized a group of young women, who volunteered at school, helped run an after-school program for students, helped build the library(where the picture is taken) and assisted with other community projects.Photo: Autumn Hilsinger sits in front of an observation window atop the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, in Dubai.Photo: When Hilsinger and husband Jasen returned for a visit to his Peace Corps village, the group of boys he worked with gathered for a photo.Photo: The couple wears the traditional clothing most people in Kuwait wear every day and Hilsinger had henna tattoos done a day earlier.Photo: The family she lived with during her Peace Corps service in South Africa were eager to see Hilsinger during a visit in December of 2012.Photo: During a visit to South Africa in December 2012, Hilsinger made a slip n’ slide for the children to enjoy.Photo: Hilsinger helps the young customers at a little snack shop at school she helped a group of young women start to help raise funds for new toilets and also provide income for some of the community volunteers.Photo: Hiking in the villages and communities of the Congo and along the Congo River.Photo: Hiking in the villages and communities of the Congo and along the Congo River.Photo: During a road trip to the Congo coast, Hilsinger takes a breaks in front of the Zongo Falls.Photo: Hiking in the villages and communities of the Congo and along the Congo River.Photo: Travels in Oman.Photo: A rainy day in Sri Lanka.Photo: Touring the ruins in Cyprus.Photo: Photo: Volunteers from the community with Hilsinger painted the world map mural at Molema Memorial Primary School.Photo: Women in the community eagerly volunteer to help Hilsinger with her Peace Corps projects.Photo: Her entire South African family turns out to say good-bye at Hilsinger’s farewell party when her Peace Corps service was over.