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Nearly 1,500 Americans serve as health Volunteers in 34 countries, working within their communities to promote topics like nutrition, maternal and child health, basic hygiene, and water sanitation.
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From leading health campaigns to boosting local entrepreneurship to teaching digital literacy, we offer a range of opportunities for making a difference. If you need help finding the best fit, contact a recruiter.
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"Growing up as a girl in Guinea is difficult in many dimensions, and it has been my privilege to give the girls at my school a space that is uniquely for them through girls-only study sessions and our girls’ club."
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