Volunteer Projects

The Peace Corps Partnership Program funds community-led projects around the world. Donate to a project, or give to the Global Fund and we'll send your money where it's needed most.
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  • Community Growth
  • Health
A clinic in a rural community in Ghana which serves as the health center for individuals who are suffering from minor illnesses to giving birth requires some extension and renovation works on it. Because there is no waiting area, incoming patients sit outside on a broken bench under the sun ...
Goal
$10,262.73
  • Community Growth
  • Health
This project seeks to revitalize the health structure in a small rural village in Senegal. The previous health hut was destroyed in 2014, and since then there has been no structure. The objective is to provide safe, close health access to a community of nearly 700. Additionally, we seek to ...
Goal
$11,769.77
  • Environment
  • Health
Respiratory illness and maladies associated with open-flame cook stoves are a major health issue in Cameroon. A new, smoke-free cook stove has been developed and utilized in some communities in Cameroon, and has proven very successful. In homes that have implemented this new smoke-free stove, levels of carbon monoxide and ...
Goal
$4,116.93
  • Health
Clean drinking water and proper sanitation are essential for health and development. In southern Belize, open defecation and ineffective pit latrines have led to fecal contamination of the Temash River and the village water system, two major water sources. Consumption of contaminated food and water, coupled with poor nutrition and ...
Goal
$10,609.23
  • Agriculture
  • Health
Community members in Coclé, Panamá are interested in starting to grow vegetables, a task that has proven difficult in the past due to the unpredictable weather with intense rainfall and animals that damage the crops. The heavy rainfall damages young seedlings, does not drain well, and also contributes to more ...
Goal
$1,512.00
  • Health
  • Women & Gender
This project will involve the procurement of oxygen cylinders and pulse oximeter for expectant mothers and new born babies. The availability of this equipment will help save the life of new born babies who mainly die due to asphyxia as a result of inadequate oxygen. The activities that this project ...
Goal
$5,218.50
  • Community Growth
  • Health
  • Women & Gender
Florence is a year and two months old, named after her grandmother who currently is her guardian, is suffering from Marasmus. Losing her mother at at birth has developed many malnutrition problems and stress to her grandmother to provide the health she needs. They live 25 kilometers from the nearest ... Long term, KMC will have the knowledge and connections to the district offices for aid and development in future projects. Post-construction activities will contribute to the goals of improved maternal and child healthcare, the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT), and the reduction of HIV transmission. Community members, leaders, and stakeholders ...
Goal
$12,819.23
  • Health
  • Community Growth
In the community members lack access to proper aerobic fitness equipment to stay in shape. As a result, issues of obesity, diabetes, and high blood pressure plague the community, affecting middle and older aged women especially hard. Unfortunately, the majority of community members lack the financial resources to invest in ...
Goal
$5,713.93
  • Health
The objective is to build a house in which a trained medical technician can live in and provide medical aid to the community as needed. Currently the only functioning clinic is located 24 km away, which has forced community members with Malaria and other ailments to make the long hike ...
Goal
$13,844.81
  • Health
The overall objective of this proposed project is to address the lack of access to vital reproductive health and menstrual hygiene management education in two rural Rwandan secondary schools that have agreed to partner with their local PCVs to coordinate an action plan to address these issues. There are three ...
Goal
$1,247.02