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Peace Corps in South Africa

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Volunteers in South Africa work with their communities on locally prioritized projects in Education and Health sectors. During their service in South Africa, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Sepedi, Setswana and Xitsonga. 

Volunteers
Current: 26
All-time: 1,777
Program Dates
1997-present
Official Language
English, Afrikaans, + 9

Opportunities in South Africa

So much of Peace Corps service is about learning to be someone community members can trust.

Melinda Morgan, Peace Corps Volunteer

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Peace Corps in South Africa is centered on the idea of Ubuntu, an isiZulu word that means “I am, because …

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