Jon Casurella, 22, of Eagan, Minn., has been accepted into the Peace Corps and departed for Peru May 6 to begin training as a community economic development volunteer. Casurella will live and work at the community level training and advising entrepreneurs and managers in business planning, marketing, financial management and product design.
“I joined Peace Corps for many reasons,” Casurella said. “I want to help people in true need and do what I can to help improve the local economy. I hope to gain a better understanding of global poverty and how to combat it.” Continue reading “Eagan, Minn., resident begins Peace Corps service in Peru”