by World Wise Schools



You have been selected for service in the Peace Corps Challenge. You have been assigned to the tiny village of Wanzuzu, where the villagers have big hearts and even bigger problems. 

For this challenge, the mayor of Wanzuzu has asked you to help the village address its deforestation problem.

Due to the shortage of local trees, the women of Wanzuzu must travel great distances to collect firewood so they can cook for their families. Without trees to buffer the wind and prevent soil erosion, the farmers of Wanzuzu are having trouble growing their crops.

These problems are taking their toll on the local environment and on people's quality of life