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There are 235 Volunteers in Ethiopia working with their communities on projects in education, the environment, and health. During their service in Ethiopia, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Afan-Oromo, Amharic, and Tigrinya. More than 3,615 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Ethiopia since the program was established in 1962.

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Vital Statistics

Population Average
96.5 million
Program Dates
1962-1977, 1995-1999, 2007-present
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors

Education, Health, Agriculture, Environment

Languages Spoken
Amharic, Oromifa and Tigrinya


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