Interview with Evelina Alibegovska, August 21, 2020

Project: Peace Corps: Evacuated Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project

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Evelina Alibegovska is a host-country-national Peace Corps staff member in North Macedonia. She has worked for Peace Corps for 20 years and is the training manager. Alibegovska describes her job, the country of Macedonia, the impact of the COVID-19 virus on the country, and the series of graduated steps the post went through while dealing with the crisis and how the staff was coping with impacts of the virus on their personal lives while working overtime to ensure volunteers were safe. She talks about the concerns of the staff after volunteers left, how they’ve reached out to volunteers and especially to counterparts and other Macedonians to keep the work of the Peace Corps going. She expresses appreciation for the Peace Corps senior staff for their support and guidance, and the importance of Peace Corps in Macedonia.

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2020oh0365_pcev0036

Interviewee Name

Evelina Alibegovska

Interviewer Name

Candice Diehl Wiggum

Interview Date

2020-08-21

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Alibegovska, Evelina Interview by Candice Diehl Wiggum. 21 Aug. 2020. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Alibegovska, E. (2020, August 21). Interview by C. D. Wiggum. Peace Corps: Evacuated Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Alibegovska, Evelina, interview by Candice Diehl Wiggum. August 21, 2020, Peace Corps: Evacuated Peace Corps Volunteers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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