Peace Corps in Senegal

There are 283 Volunteers in Senegal working with their communities on projects in agriculture, community economic development, the environment, and health. During their service in Senegal, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Bambara, Fulakunda, Jaxanke, Malinke, Pulafuta, Pulaar du Nord, Mandinka, Seereer, and Wolof. More than 3,690 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Senegal since the program was established in 1962.
Current: 283
To Date: 3690
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Volunteer Openings in Senegal

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There are currently no openings in Senegal

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

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The Regional Volunteers will host the annual Camp SeneGIRL, a five-day leadership camp for 40 exceptional female students between the ages of 13 an...

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The "Young Professionals"€ Internship Program will give fourteen promising high school students the opportunity to experience a professional work ...

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