North Macedonia

Stories from North Macedonia

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

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Peace Corps Volunteers come to service with a wide variety of skills, perspectives and life experiences.

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Pamela Watkins

Though they represent less than 5% of the overall Volunteer population, Americans over the age of 50 are a valuable asset to the Peace Corps community.

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Several Nepalese women and one American volunteer, all in colorful clothing, sit together on a porch reading and smiling.

From rural villages to busy cities, women are the backbone of society. They are health care professionals, local organizers, inventive entrepreneurs, sustainability-minded farmers and dedicated educators.

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6 counterparts we're thankful for

When a Peace Corps Volunteer arrives in their host community, they’re paired with a counterpart.

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Kyle Butcher 1

After college I was working as an associate scout for the Toronto Blue Jays when I realized that I could make a life of serving our country and the citizens of the world. 

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Natasha Chavradovska 1

I first heard about the Peace Corps in 2011. 

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View from my apartment, Joe Martin

After a career in business and government, I joined the Peace Corps in 2012 and was assigned to Macedonia. 

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David Strouse Macedonia

I’ve heard that smell is the sense most strongly attached to memory. 

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