Peace Corps in Ghana

ThereĀ are 133 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, Ghanaian Sign Language, Gurune, Likpakpaln, Mampuli, and Twi. More than 4,495 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Ghana since the program was established in 1961.
Current: 133
To Date: 4495
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Volunteer Openings in Ghana

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There are currently no openings in Ghana

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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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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Many of the families living in a local community in Ghana live in poverty and struggle to afford common necessities. Because the community values t...

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