1. Moldova Team Xtreme in Rezina, Moldova

    While visiting my friend in Rezina, Moldova we were invited to attend a seminar/performance at one of the local high schools. This was a REALLY great organization that works throughout the world to spread the positive messages of love, tolerance, patience and kindness through Xtreme sports. It really had an impact on the young men in the audience that is for sure!!! The man who organized the competition asked me to translate for them but instead we asked one of my friend's best stude...

  2. Moldova GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) Seminars in Moldova

    This video is part 1 in a series of GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) videos taking place in Moldova and made possible by hard working Peace Corps Volunteers."GLOW or Girls Leading Our World is a program utilized and adapted in many Peace Corps countries by volunteers who believe that the impact of female empowerment can truly transform the development process. Here in Moldova we not only hold week-long GLOW Camps throughout the summer but we also have GLOW day seminars on weekends ...

  3. Bulgaria how I start my day

    I live in a small muslim mountain town in Bulgaria, these are a few on the women who I start my days with. They are all dressed in traditional dress, this is the only region in Bulgaria where the women dress like this...and mine is the only town where the majority of women still dress in this way. 

  4. Moldova Summer Camp

    One week in July I hosted a summer camp for the local kids in my town. We played games, learned a little English, did arts and crafts and had a good time!

  5. East Timor Turn back the tide.

    As a way to thank the famalies who helped in out training the PCV's of TL-5 decided to throw a party.  Everyone liked the dancing and food.  Introducing a pinata in a child rich, candy poor community, however, took a quick turn for the worse. Telling a mob of children who only have candy once a year that they can have a lot of candy if they his something with a stick, not our best idea.

  6. East Timor Fallen Monument

    When the Indonesian occupation force left Eat Timor in 2000 the destroyed infrasturcture and ornament.  This fallen statue in baucau remains an excellent place to sit and hawk phone cards

  7. Thailand I thought that's what I just said

    Today I felt like Inspector Clouseau. It happens every day.  I know the Thai word.  I say the Thai word correctly, or so I think.  Just the other day I was asking a store owner if she had a Thailand flag.  I asked if she had a “tong”.  She looked at me in confusion.  I repeated the word: tong.  She still had no idea what I was talking about.  I even said I was looking for a Thailand “tong”.  No go.  I eventually found her Thailand flag hanging and pointed to it. Her face brightened and ...

  8. Madagascar Translation: Good Choices Camp

    Volunteers from various sectors in the northern region of Madagascar came together to plan a camp focusing on life choices.  We each brought 4-6 youth from our villages.  Campers were provided with transportation, three nutritious meals a day, and educational activities regarding environmental issues, nutrition, safe sex, and why it is important to continue their education.

  9. Malawi training like cheerleaders

    PCV training in Malawi 1991.

  10. Kazakhstan Everyone can be a PCV!

    Working with disabled youth in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan while celebrating 18 years of service within the country and 50 years of world wide service, two PCVs "uphold" the goals set forth.  This placard was done by a local artist and friend of PCVs and traveled all though out Kazakhstan while publicizing the work that Peace Corps has done and will continue to do.

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.