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There are currently 218 Volunteers in Panama working in the areas of community economic development, English education, environment, health and agriculture. During their service in Panama, Volunteers learn to speak the local languages, including: Embera, Ngabe, Spanish, Wounaan and Naso. More than 2,255 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Panama since the program was established in 1963.


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Vital Statistics

Population Average
3 million
Program Dates
1963-1971, 1990-present
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors

Community Economic Development, English Education, Environment, Health, Agriculture

Languages Spoken
Embera, Ngabe, Spanish, Wounaan and Naso


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