The Power of Human Connection

The Peace Corps brings together skilled, committed Volunteers with welcoming host communities for service opportunities in more than 60 countries.

Volunteers live and work side by side with community members on locally prioritized projects, building relationships, exchanging cultures and knowledge, and helping transform lives for generations.

The Peace Corps Mission

To promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals:
  1. To help the countries interested in meeting their need for trained people.
  2. To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served.
  3. To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.

My experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer was the most important transformational moment in my life, particularly because it provided me with a foundation for my career. Peace Corps service transforms both the Volunteer and the community members they serve.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Dr. Russell E. Morgan Jr., Kenya

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