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Dominican Republic

There are 169 Volunteers in the Dominican Republic working with their communities on projects in community economic development, education, health, and youth development. During their service in the Dominican Republic, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including basic Haitian Kreyol and Spanish. More than 4,550 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in the Dominican Republic since the program was established in 1962.

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Volunteer Projects in Dominican Republic

Vital Statistics

Population Average
10.5 million
Program Dates
1962 - present
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors

Community Economic Development, Health, Education, Environment

Languages Spoken
Spanish and basic Haitian Kreyol


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