Kyrgyz Republic

Stories from Kyrgyz Republic

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

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In two days I will be 29 years old.

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Although I spent nearly four years as a Peace Corps Volunteer I missed the opportunity to attend a real local wedding until this past September. 

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Toguz Korgool Team

If you ever have a chance to participate in a nomadic games tournament with Peace Corps - don’t think twice - enjoy the opportunity. 

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Nathan Chaput, Nepal

As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you'll likely have the chance to learn a new language during service — and you never know where that will lead you.

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Nyassa Kollie, Malawi

We asked Peace Corps Volunteers, "What do you wish Americans knew about your country of service?"

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The icon of video of Tamara

Volunteer Tamara Burman works as a Community Economic Developer in  Kyrgyz Republic. Her work primarily focuses on developing professional lifeskills of women and youth in areas such as tourism, handicrafts, leadership and English language. 

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Sarah in the water

When I first landed on the tarmac and looked out my window at Manas International Airport in the Kyrgyz Republic, with the shadow of giant mountains illuminating my tired mind, I began to make a list. 

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USA Team on 2nd World Nomad Games

Ordo is a traditional Kyrgyz game which will be competed at the World Nomad Games by our country’s finest: Christos, Eric, Ethan, Jeremy, Nick, Riordan, Ryan, myself, coach Tom Leary, and team leader Bob Glover.

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