Ghana

Peace Corps in Ghana

There are more than 135 Volunteers in Ghana working with their communities on projects in agriculture, education, and health. During their service in Ghana, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Dagaare, Dagbani, Dangbe, Ewe, Ghanaian Sign Language, Kasem, Mampruli, Sisali, and Twi. More than 4,575 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Ghana since the program was established in 1961. 

Volunteers
Current: 135
To Date: 4575
Program Dates
1961-present
Official Language
English

Volunteer Openings in Ghana

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Secondary Education Math Teacher

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Secondary Education Science Teacher

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Special Education Teacher

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It is well to be prepared for life as it is, but it is better to be prepared to make life better than it is.

Sargent Shriver, first Director of the Peace Corps

Current Projects in Ghana

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Contributions to the Ghana Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Ghana.

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Akwaaba! Greetings from Ghana!! I hope this finds youwell. Did you know that the literacy rate in rural Ghana is 40%? Do you want to help make a di...

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The goal of this project is to build a stable kindergarten structure, as well as restore some of the components of the primary and Junior High Scho...

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