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Moldova, a small country located in between Romania and Ukraine, is where Kerri Jang, a BPK student, found herself after volunteering with Projects Abroad. Spending one month on a medical project in the city, and two on a care project in the village, Kerri shares her experiences navigating the unknown, and how she overcame it.

In this Series

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And So It Begins...
Part 1

Journey through Moldova, a small country situated between Romania and Ukraine with Kerri Jang as she volunteers with a medical project in Moldova's capital and a care project in the nearby village of Vadul lui Voda this five part series. In this article, Kerri begins her journey in Moldova! 

My Medical Placement in the City
Part 2

Part two of the series finds Kerri Jang, volunteer with Projects Abroad, spending time in a city of parallels; Chisinau, in Moldova. Having never experienced a surgery before, Kerri ventures into unknown territory during her adventures in some of the city's hospitals.

Large concrete building in the middle of two rows of trees
A Look into My First Real-Life Surgical Experience
Part 3

Journey through Moldova with BPK student Kerri Jang in this five part series. In this article, Kerri was able to observe her first real-life surgery. Read on to find out what this experience was like! 

Farmland Moldovan
My Care Placement in the Village
Part 4

Journey through Moldova with BPK student Kerri Jang in this five part series. In this article, Kerri moves from the city into a village in Moldova, she finds herself surrounded by animals and fruit trees as she lives with a host family, while organizing wheelchair basketball and tennis through The Motivatie Association.

Kerri and her host family
And So It Comes to an End
Part 5

In her final edition to the series, Kerri Jang finds herself reminiscing about her top memorable moments in Moldova. From an all-night fishing trip to at times being the only person of Asian descent on the scene, Kerri heads home with more than just memories.