I love the community of volunteers and mentors here in Chisinau! There are a whole slew of different volunteer/mentor-led activities happening pretty much every day of the week, and everyone seems to be happy to share event ideas and invitations. That's how I ended up going to the Museum of Ethnography and Natural History this … Continue reading Museum of Ethnography and Natural History of Moldova
It has been snowing here for the last few days! Despite the fact that the negative temperatures (today it was -14!) have brought frozen water pipes and a slippery sidewalk, it’s very beautiful outside. Apart from the snow, here are my top three moments of this week: … Continue reading It’s Snowing!
I have completed my first week in Moldova! I am working at the Center for Assistance and Protection of Victims and Potential Victims of Human Trafficking. This center provides services including psychological counseling, medical and legal assistance, and temporary housing. Currently there are four beneficiaries and three children staying at the center, but this number … Continue reading First Week
Yesterday I arrived in Moldova! My mentors met me at the airport and took me to my apartment, where I promptly fell asleep. I guess that’s what 18 hours of traveling does to you! Luckily this morning I awoke full of energy, and so my mentors took me out to explore. Here are some pictures … Continue reading Finally Here!