Peace Corps in Madagascar

There are more than 145 Volunteers in Madagascar working with their communities on projects in agriculture, education, and health. During their service in Madagascar, Volunteers learn to speak standard Malagasy, as well as Malagasy dialects, including Antakarana, Betsileo, Betsimisaraka, Thiminhety, and South-east dialect. More than 1,310 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Madagascar since the program was established in 1993.

Current: 145
To Date: 1310
Program Dates
1993-2009, 2009-present
Official Language
Malagasy, French

Volunteer Openings in Madagascar

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Community Health Advisor

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Agriculture Extension Volunteer

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"One person can make a difference and every person should try."

John F. Kennedy

Current Projects in Madagascar

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

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My community, with your help on this project, plans to build three new classrooms for the upper-level grades of the middle school. The school curre...

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