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Peace Corps in Benin

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Volunteers in Benin work with their communities on locally prioritized projects in Agriculture, Education, and Health sectors. During their service in Benin, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Bariba, Ditamari, Dendi, Fon, French, Mahi, Adja, Kotokoli, and Lokpa.

Volunteers
Current: 33
All-time: 2,358
Program Dates
1968-present
Official Language
French

Opportunities in Benin

Peace Corps Volunteer

There are currently no Peace Corps Volunteer openings in Benin, but there are others available around the world.

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Peace Corps Response

There are currently no Peace Corps Response openings in Benin, but there are others available around the world.

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Looking back on my Peace Corps service, I know I’ll remember not the number of trees planted or mud stoves built, but the personal connections made, the moments of simple joy that life in Africa accords, and the challenges that shaped me into being a stronger person. That will stay with me forever.

Diane Albrechtm, Volunteer in Benin.

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