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There are 177 Volunteers in Nicaragua working with their communities on projects in community economic development, English education, the environment, and health. During their service in Nicaragua, Volunteers learn to speak Spanish. More than 2,445 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Nicaragua since the program was established in 1968.


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Vital Statistics

Population Average
6.2 million
Program Dates
1968-1979, 1991-present
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors

Community Economic Development, Health, Education, Environment

Languages Spoken


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