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Senegal

There are currently 278 Volunteers in Senegal working in the areas of agriculture, environment, health and community economic development. During their service in Senegal, Volunteers learn to speak the local languages, including: French, Wolof, Pulaar du Nord, Fulakunda, Pulafuta, Seereer, Malinke, Mandinka and Jaxanke. More than 3,435 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
278
Total Volunteers to Date
3,435
Program Sectors

Agriculture, Environment, Health, Community Economic Development

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

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