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There are 243 Volunteers in Peru working with their communities on projects in community economic development, the environment, health, and youth development. During their service in Peru, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Quechua and Spanish. More than 3,475 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Peru since the program was established in 1962.

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Vital Statistics

Population Average
30.8 million
Program Dates
1962 - 1974, 2002 - present
Number of Volunteers
Total Volunteers to Date
Program Sectors

Youth in Development, Community Economic Development, Health, Environment

Languages Spoken
Spanish and Quechua


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