Peace Corps in Senegal
Volunteers in Senegal work with their communities on projects agriculture, community economic development, environment and health. During their service in Senegal, volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Fulakunda, Jaxanke, Mandinka, Pulaar du Nord, Pulafuta, Seereer and Wolof.
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Recently, a renowned international human rights advocate from Senegal told me that his life’s trajectory was set in the mid-1960s by a Peace Corps Volunteer English teacher. How an individual Volunteer changes lives may never be known – or may only be revealed decades later – but change lives, we do.Cheryl Gregory Faye, Country Director