Peace Corps in Nicaragua

There are more than 155 Volunteers in Nicaragua working with their communities on projects in education, the environment, community economic development, and health. During their service in Nicaragua, Volunteers learn to speak Spanish. More than 2,530 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Nicaragua since the program was established in 1968. 

Current: 155
To Date: 2530
Program Dates
1968-1979, 1991-present
Official Language

Volunteer Openings in Nicaragua

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Don’t let your enthusiasm fade away. It is a virtue as valuable as it is necessary. Work, hope, always reach higher.

Rubén Darío, Nicaraguan poet
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Contributions to the Nicaragua Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Nicaragua.

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One year ago the sounds of laughter from 20 Nicaraguan mothers living with HIV, for the first time ever, let their guards down to enjoy life. These...

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This project will build capacity for 18 women and youth from rural communities. A local NGO that gives loans to rural business owners approached a ...

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