Seminar-ing

Last week Monday through Friday, all 18 COD volunteers and their partners made a trip to Chisinau for a Peace Corps seminar on project planning. Before the seminar, we were required to come up with our project and email it to our program manager. My partner Tatiana Petrovna and I created an initial project about … Continue reading Seminar-ing

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All Creatures Great and Small

All things bright and beautiful, All creatures great and small, All things wise and wonderful, The Lord God made them all. -Cecil Frances Alexander One of the hardest things about Peace Corps is dealing with an entirely new culture, which has an entirely new ways of doing things. A topic that comes up often is … Continue reading All Creatures Great and Small

The Real Peace Corps: Food and Water

Let me state right off the bat that the food situation in Moldova is similar to the food situation in the US. My diet is more natural, but contains many of the same foods. Other Peace Corps countries will require volunteers to change their dietary habits completely- but besides missing Mexican food/Starbucks/good coffee, my life … Continue reading The Real Peace Corps: Food and Water