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There are 143 Volunteers in Namibia working with their communities on projects in community economic development, education, and health. During their service in Namibia, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Afrikaans, Damara, Khoekhoegowab, Oshikwanyama, Oshindonga, Otijherero, Rukwangali, and Silozi. More than 1,575 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Namibia since the program was established in 1990.


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Vital Statistics

Population Average
2.3 million
Program Dates
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors

Education, Health, Community Economic Development

Languages Spoken
Afrikaans, Khoekhoegowab, Damara, Oshikwanyama, Oshindonga, Otijherero, Rukwangali, and Silozi


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