Sierra Leone

Peace Corps in Sierra Leone

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Volunteers in Sierra Leone work with their communities on projects in education and health. During their service in Sierra Leone, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Krio, Mende, Temne, Mandingo.

All-time: 3,911
Program Dates
1962-1994, 2010-present
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Volunteer Openings in Sierra Leone

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Peace Corps Volunteers "serve," not "help." "Help" denotes a paternalistic idea that we know what is best. Peace Corps Volunteers work with community partners to determine what should be done and how. Without their help Volunteers cannot accomplish anything.

Elizabeth Haight, Volunteer in Sierra Leone, 2012-2014

Current Projects in Sierra Leone

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

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