Senegal

Peace Corps in Senegal

There are more than 295 Volunteers in Senegal working with their communities on projects in agriculture, the environment, community economic development, and health. During their service in Senegal, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Bambara, Fulakunda, Jaxanke, Mandinka, Pulaar du Nord, Pulafuta, Seereer, and Wolof. More than 3,835 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Senegal since the program was established in 1962.   

Volunteers
Current: 295
To Date: 3835
Program Dates
1963-present
Official Language
French

Volunteer Openings in Senegal

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There are currently no Peace Corps Volunteer 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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Support Projects in Senegal

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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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Leadership. Empowerment. Creativity. Drive. These are the core principles of Camp SeneGIRL 2017, and have been since its creation over a decade ago...

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Started in 2011, Gem Sa Bopp is a 6 day young womens empowerment camp. This years installment will target 42 young women between the ages of 14 and...

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