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Costa Rica

There are 140 Volunteers in Costa Rica working with their communities on projects in community and youth development and English education. During their service in Costa Rica, Volunteers learn to speak Spanish. More than 3,630 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
5 million
Program Dates
1963 - present
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors

Youth in Development, Community Economic Development, Education

Languages Spoken


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