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Senegal

There are 264 volunteers in Senegal working with their communities on projects in agriculture, the environment, health and community economic development. During their service in Senegal, volunteers learn to speak local languages, including: Bambara, Fulakunda, Jaxanke, Malinke, Pulafuta, Pulaar du Nord, Mandinka, Seereer and Wolof. More than 3,555 Peace Corps volunteers have served in Senegal since the program was established in 1962.   

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Vital Statistics

Population Average
10 million
Program Dates
1962-present
Number of Volunteers
264
Total Volunteers to Date
3,555
Program Sectors

Agriculture, Environment, Health, Community Economic Development

Languages Spoken
Bambara, Wolof, Pulaar du Nord, Fulakunda, Pulafuta, Seereer, Malinke, Mandinka and Jaxanke

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