There are 207 Volunteers in Panama working with their communities on projects in agriculture, English education, and environmental conservation and health. During their service in Panama, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Embera, Ngabere, Spanish, and Wounaan. More than 2,470 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Panama since the program was established in 1963.
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- Population Average
- 3.9 million
- Program Dates
- 1963-1971, 1990-present
- Number of Volunteers
- Total Volunteers to Date
- Program Sectors
Education, Environment, Health, Agriculture
- Languages Spoken
- Embera, Ngabe, Spanish, and Wounaan