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There are currently 82 Volunteers in Guatemala working in the areas of health, youth development and agriculture. During their service in Guatemala, Volunteers learn to speak the local languages, including: Ixil, Kakchiquel, Mam, Q’anjob’al, Qe’qchí, Quiché, Spanish and Tzutuhil. More than 4,875 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Guatemala since the program was established in 1963.


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Vital Statistics

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

Health, Youth Development, Agriculture

Languages Spoken
Ixil, Kakchiquel, Mam, Q’anjob’al, Qe’qchí, Quiché, Spanish and Tzutuhil


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