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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Tour of Moldova2017

It is an unusual journey, organized by Volunteers to promote volunteering and Peace Corps.

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Soroca trip. James B.
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
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Jenny Sayles in her community

Peace Corps Volunteer reflects on her service in Moldova within the framework of the 10 Core expectations of Peace Corps Volunteers.

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Chrystal's presentation

Suppose you were sitting at a bar and noticed a man put something in a woman's drink as she was leaving for the restroom.

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Students recycle materials at a school in Rîșcani.

Imagine driving down a highway, smoke fumes engulf the vehicle and you can almost taste burning garbage within the car.

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joining the peace corps at 63 david jarmul and wife champa

Before my wife Champa and I joined the Peace Corps at age 63 to volunteer in Moldova in eastern Europe, people asked us how we’d feel to be surrounded by Volunteers younger than our two sons.

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Volunteer Jessica dancing with the community member

Floral scarves. Mosaic art. Parks, cows, singers and the Oreo cheesecake at a local coffee shop. These are just some of the things I’ve liked during my two years as a health education volunteer with the Peace Corps in Moldova.

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Moldovan women performing African dances.

A former dancer and choreographer from Harlem initiated an African dance class at the public library of her host community.

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English Education volunteer Champa J. and her host mom Nadejda Ciornea

Peace Corps Volunteers are honoring local people who inspire them with a social media campaign called “Super Moldovans.”

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Volunteer Israel shares about her home state with a community member.

Peace Corps Week is a seven-day celebration of the founding of Peace Corps in 1961 and all the great things we’ve done since. 

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