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Peru

There are currently 258 Volunteers in Peru working in the areas of youth and community development, health and environment. During their service in Peru, Volunteers learn to speak the local languages, including Spanish and Quechua. More than 3,270 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Peru since the program was established in 1962.

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Vital Statistics

Population Average
26 million
Program Dates
1962 - 1974, 2002 - present
Number of Volunteers
258
Total Volunteers to Date
3,270
Program Sectors

Youth and Community Development, Health, Environment

Languages Spoken
Spanish and Quechua

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