Peace Corps in Rwanda

There are more than 175 Volunteers in Rwanda working with their communities on education projects. During their service in Rwanda, Volunteers learn to speak Kinyarwanda. More than 700 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Rwanda since the program was established in 1975. 

Current: 175
To Date: 700
Program Dates
1975-1993; 2008-present
Official Language
Kinyarwanda, French, English

Volunteer Openings in Rwanda

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Maternal and Child Health Volunteer

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The project was especially meaningful for me because of its direct and significant impact on beneficiaries, who gained clean water access close to their homes.

Rebecca, Health Volunteer
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Contributions to the Rwanda Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Rwanda.

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The objective of constructing a maternity building is to give the women and children of my community an adequate space to receive care and proper h...

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Water availability and accessibility are notable issues in Rwanda. Despite national and local efforts, a significant portion of the community lacks...

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