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There are 166 Volunteers in Uganda working with their communities on projects in agriculture, English education, and health, including Volunteers in the Global Health Service Partnership program. During their service in Uganda, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Acholi, Alur, Ateso, Lango, Luganda, Lugbara, Lumasaaba, Lusoga, Rukiga, Runyakore, and Runyoro-Rutoro. More than 1,505 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Uganda since the program was established in 1964.

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Vital Statistics

Population Average
38.8 million
Program Dates
1964-1972, 1991-1999, 2001-present
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors

Health, Education, Agriculture

Languages Spoken
Ateso, Dhopadhola, Luganda, Lugwere, Lumasaaba, Lusoga, Runyakore, Runyole, Runyoro-Rutoro and Uhopadhola


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