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Ghana

There are currently 143 Volunteers in Ghana working in the areas of education, agriculture and health. During their service in Ghana, Volunteers learn to speak the local languages, including: Buli, Dagaare, Dagbani, Dangme, Ewe, Fanté, Ga, Ghanaian Sign Language, Gonja, Guruni, Hausa, Kasem, Kusaal, Likipakpaalu, Likpakpaln, Mampruli, Nzema, Sisaali, Taleni, Twi and Waale. More than 4,360 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Ghana since the program was established in 1961.

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Vital Statistics

Population Average
21 million
Program Dates
1961-present
Number of Volunteers
143
Total Volunteers to Date
4,360
Program Sectors

Education, Agriculture, Health

Languages Spoken
Buli, Dagaare, Dagbani, Dangme, Ewe, Fanté, Ga, Ghanaian Sign Language, Gonja, Guruni, Hausa, Kasem, Kusaal, Likipakpaalu, Likpakpaln, Mampruli, Nzema, Sisaali, Taleni, Twi and Waale

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