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Officially an RPCV

After three years of Peace Corps service in Moldova, I’m overjoyed that I am now able to join many others in the returned Peace Corps volunteer (RPCV) community. 421 more words


Día del Niño

When I was a kid, I once asked why there was a Mother’s Day and Father’s Day but no Kids’ Day. My mom told me that every day is kids’ day for parents. 581 more words

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Korça, the beer and history

Albania has many beer options. Out of many, Korça has always been my preferred drink. Hence, I absolutely took part in Korça’s annual beerfest this past weekend. 377 more words

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Didn't pass my LPI, still a PCV

After almost three months of training, the 52 members of my cohort have been sworn in as Peace Corps VOLUNTEERS.

3 weeks of center-based training, 5 weeks of language training and homestay, 1 week of tech immersion, and then a final wrap-up week. 634 more words

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Wednesday photo: Viva vagina

“Viva vagina” was the pumped-up cheer our condom demonstrator gave in the middle of a female condom demonstration.

The session was part of a day-long training about HIV and activities that can be used in our communities for G15 during their Pre-Service Training. 113 more words

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From the @whatisKirbydoing Instagram: August 16, 2017 at 07:24AM

At the National Museum of Ethiopia, I met this dapper brother. Compliments lead to conversation which lead to camera action. #DC meets the #DRC in #Ethiopia. #PeaceCorps #PCV #PCBlogs #HowiSeePC


PST Week 9

The last full week of PST is complete! We swear in on Thursday and move to our sites the same day! I’m anxious about leaving Mvouni, but even more excited to get to my site and start making a life for myself in my new home. 416 more words