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Peace Corps in Peru

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Volunteers in Peru work with their communities on locally prioritized projects in Community Economic Development, Health, and Youth in Development sectors. During their service in Peru, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Quechua and Spanish.

Current: 71
All-time: 3,955
Program Dates
1962-1974, 2002-present
Official Language
Spanish, Quechua, Aymara

Opportunities in Peru

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Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.

Mark Twain

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Contributions to the Peru Country Fund support sustainable, community-driven approved Peace Corps Partnership Program projects in Peru that are led …

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The goal of this project is to host a “Mental Health Awareness Conference” event in order to raise awareness in …

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This grant aims to address the issue of adolescents' excessive technology usage, which adversely impacts their social skills, peer leadership, …

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