Notes on the Newsletter

We have been sending the FOG newsletter regularly to PCVs in Guinea since 2004. Because PCVs receive our newsletter, parents and friends can send little messages to PCVs in it through our free classified ads, as long as they are a member of FOG. Most of our members aren’t aware of this! Let your parents and friends know! They will just need to send an email to


General Suggestions & Resources for Departing Volunteers

Where to find maps, mentors, assignment waiting and accepting and more!


Discover our General Suggestions


What to Bring

Helpful list of what to bring


What To Bring


Useful Documents & Lists

Downloads of packing lists and welcome packets

See Helpful Documents


Visiting Guinea

A wealth of information on airfare, visas, health precautions, what to bring to villagers, everything!


Visiting Guinea        See Photos of Guinea


Letters from Former Volunteers

Read some letters from former PCVs and their parents about their experiences in Guinea.


PCV letters and Family Visits to Guinea.


Request Project Funding

Friends of Guinea is very interested in working with current Peace Corps volunteers on development projects, or to help keep their lives sane in any way!  See our FOG Projects.


Request PCV Project Funding