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Peace Corps in Sierra Leone

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Volunteers in Sierra Leone work with their communities on locally prioritized projects in Education and Health sectors. During their service in Sierra Leone, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Krio, Mende, Temne, and Mandingo.

Current: 15
All-time: 3,911
Program Dates
1962-1994, 2010-present
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Volunteer Openings in Sierra Leone

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The latest application cycle to become a Peace Corps Volunteer in Sierra Leone is closed, but there are currently 74 openings in Africa. Browse and apply now.

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

Support Projects in Sierra Leone

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Contributions to the Sierra Leone Country Fund support sustainable, community-driven Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP) projects in Sierra Leone that …

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