Moldova

Stories from Moldova

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

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Moldova

When I came to Moldova I made a list of all the things I wanted to experience and learn. Things like: make mamaliga and eat it with my hands, visit the monastery at Orhei Vechi and the Soroca fortress, and learn embroidery.

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“Do you have cheerleaders, like in the movies? Can you show us a cheer?”

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May is nationally recognized as Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month.

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Red dyed eggs for Easter

Please don’t make me wear my big puffy jacket one more time!”

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When I first started my Peace Corps Moldova journey back in June 2017, one thing I kept hearing was that you will have many difficult days, many great days, and few days where you feel truly successful.

Now I can safely say, I feel truly successful.

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Sometimes Peace Corps Volunteers touch lives in unexpected places, such as on a dance floor or a basketball court.

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Alicia Nyein PCV Moldova

As a first-generation immigrant to the United States, I have experienced the challenges of integrating into a new culture as well as the benefits of community development.

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Moldova

I’ve been at my site for a little over one year and some of my dearest friends here are the three ladies at the store where I do my shopping. 

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Peace Corps’ Health Education program began in Moldova in 1997; before then, health education had not been taught in Moldovan schools.

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