Goodbyes and New Beginnings

This is my last post as a Peace Corps volunteer (PCV) in Moldova. As you read this, I'll already be a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, otherwise referred to as an RPCV, and be on a plane headed west. It's so strange to think that I have spent the past 25 months here in Moldova and … Continue reading Goodbyes and New Beginnings

Close of Service Conference

As we begin to wind down our service here in Moldova, the M31 group (the 31st group of volunteers in Moldova) met this past week for our Close of Service (COS) conference. The conference was held at a camp-style resort near the forest. This conference serves to prepare us to wrap up our time here … Continue reading Close of Service Conference

COS Lottery

Last weekend, the M31s (my group of volunteers, the 31st group of volunteers in Moldova) held our "COS lottery".  COS stands for "close of service" and is the date when we transition from Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs).  In simpler terms, it is the day each of us ends our … Continue reading COS Lottery