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Sierra Leone

During their service in Sierra Leone, Volunteers learn to speak the local languages, including: Krio, Mende, Temne, Mandinka, SuSu, Limba and Kuranko. More than 3,660 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Sierra Leone since the program was established in 1962.

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Vital Statistics

Population Average
6.2 million
Program Dates
1962-1994, 2010-present
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors


Languages Spoken
Krio, Mende, Temne, Mandinka, SuSu, Limba and Kuranko


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