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: 79
To Date: 1910
Program Dates
1967-present
Official Language
English

Volunteer Openings in The Gambia

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Primary Teacher Trainer Specialist

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Teacher Trainer - Primary Education

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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 located in the North Bank Region of The Gambia and includes 26 compounds with approximately 450 residents ...

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This project will help to reinvigorate a previously successful women’s garden by improving the reliability and accessibility of water ...

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