Kosovo

Stories from Kosovo

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Kosovo.

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February is nationally recognized as African American History Month.

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A sunset view from my beautiful site

In the Peace Corps, we tend to measure time in various ways.

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In the southwestern reaches of the Sharr Mountains in Kosovo are the four villages that defined my first year of service.

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One of the most daunting things about joining the Peace Corps is leaving the comforts of home for the unknown of a new culture.

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All participants received a tote bag to help reduce plastic waste.

The sounds of laughter and singing fill the air.

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With only a few months left in service, I often find myself thinking “what an interesting experience.” Opportunities to get involved in my community are plenty, my students are gifted and thriving, the winters are icy cold, and I often get unwanted attention on the street due to my ethnicity. Collectively, these experiences shape my opinion of not only my host country, but they shape how I view of myself as well. If not for this opportunity, I would have never have believed in myself as a strong, resilient woman.

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Spring festival in Vushtrri

Have I told you my theory? This is a common question I ask my peers.

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The other day I was sitting in my host family’s living room and it hit me that I was nearing the nine month mark of being in Kosovo. What’s the significance of that? Well, it means I am one third of the way through my service.

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