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South Africa

There are 143 Volunteers in South Africa working with their communities on projects in education and health. During their service in South Africa, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including IsiNdebele, IsiZulu, Sepedi, SiSwati, TshiVenda, and XiTsonga. More than 1,380 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in South Africa since the program was established in 1997.

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Vital Statistics

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

Education, Health

Languages Spoken
isiNdebele, isiZulu, Sepedi, Setswana, siSwati, Northern Sotho, Venda, XiTsongo, Xhosa and Afrikaans


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