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    Posted May 13, 2014 by
    Elbasan, Albania

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    41 volunteers of Peace Corps did the oath

    41 volunteers of Peace Corps did the oath in Albania . This is a group of 17 volunteers of peace in this country . Now they will be distributed in different parts of Albania to help municipalities , communities , organizations , schools and health centers . Oath ceremony was performed in the " Skampa " theatre.
    In this ceremony was also the Ambassador of U.S. accredited to Albania, Alexander Arvizu .
    Ambassador congratulated the volunteers for the spirit of sacrifice . He described them as "ambassadors" of peace throughout the world . “Peace Corps mission is simple , to promote peace and kindness throughout the world . During this time they will spend one of the most wonderful experiences of their life in a country such as Albania ", said Arvizu .
    Peace Corps volunteers were welcomed by the mayor of Elbasan Mr . Qazim Sejdini . They were trained for two months in this city .
    The Peace Corps was founded in 1961 by Presdent John F. Kennedy and his mission is to promote the values and intercultural understanding between Americans and other peoples . About 1,000 volunteers have contributed in Albania since 1992.
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