About Us

We are serving as Peace Corps Volunteers in Mongolia for 27 months, from June 2009 to August 2011. We live in the town of Tsetserleg in the Arkhangai province. Mark is a Community Economic Development Volunteer and works for two organizations, Mercy Corps and Knowledge Network. Kara is a Community Youth Development Volunteer and works for the Department for Children.

Before we joined the Peace Corps we were living in Seattle, Washington, and we both grew up in Puyallup, Washington.

Mark & Kara Estep

Posing in the dance costumes we wore for
our swearing in ceremony :: August 2009

At a friend's apartment in Ulaanbaatar :: November 2009

Getting Married :: June 2007