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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Agriculture Extension Volunteer

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Business Advising Volunteer

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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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Currently, the women who are into shea nut production in the Upper West Region of Ghana collect shea nuts, bag the nuts and hope that they will be ...

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Many girls in Ghana go to schools which lack resources. They are not encouraged by teachers, who at times are absent, leaving students to review pr...

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