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Costa Rica

There are currently 120 Volunteers in Costa Rica working in the areas of youth and community development and English education. During their service in Costa Rica, Volunteers learn to speak Spanish. More than 3,500 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Costa Rica since the program was established in 1963.

Costa Rica

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Vital Statistics

Population Average
4 million
Program Dates
1963 - present
Number of Volunteers
120
Total Volunteers to Date
3,500
Program Sectors

Youth and Community Development, English Education

Languages Spoken
Spanish

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