The Gambia

Peace Corps in The Gambia

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Volunteers in The Gambia working with their communities on projects in agriculture, education, and health. During their service in The Gambia, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Jola, Mandinka, Pulaar, Sarahule, and Wolof. 

Volunteers
Current: 97
To Date: 1980
Program Dates
1967-present
Official Language
English

Volunteer Openings in The Gambia

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Community Gardening and Agroforestry Facilitator

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Community Health Facilitator

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While my service as a Peace Corps Volunteer has ended, I know that I will never forget the experiences that I had or the people I met in The Gambia. My three years in West Africa have greatly shaped me as a person and I hope to return to live and work in Africa again.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, The Gambia

Current Projects in The Gambia

Support Projects in The Gambia

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

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The village is an agricultural based community and their main farming storage building was damaged in the rainy season so …

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The Association for Food and Environmental Security (AFES) is a community-based organization that has four objectives: 1) reforest the bush …

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