Peace Corps in Dominican Republic
There are 169 Volunteers in the Dominican Republic working with their communities on projects in community economic development, education, health, and youth development. During their service in the Dominican Republic, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including basic Haitian Kreyol and Spanish. More than 4,550 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in the Dominican Republic since the program was established in 1962.
To Date: 4550
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Peace Corps Volunteers "serve", not "help". "Help" denotes a paternalistic idea that we know what is best. Peace Corps Volunteers work with community partners to determine what should be done and how. Without their help, Volunteers cannot accomplish anything.Elizabeth Haight, 2012-2014