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There are 175 Volunteers in Botswana working with their communities on projects in community economic development, health, and youth development. During their service in Botswana, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Setswana. More than 2,530 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Botswana since the program was established in 1966.

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Vital Statistics

Population Average
2 million
Program Dates
1966-1997; 2003-present
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors

Health, Community Economic Development, Education

Languages Spoken
Setswana and Ikalanga


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