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Peace Corps in The Gambia

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Volunteers in The Gambia working with their communities on locally prioritized projects in the Agriculture, Education, and Health sectors. During their service in The Gambia, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Jola, Mandinka, Pulaar, Sarahule, and Wolof. 

Current: 97
All-time: 1,977
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Volunteer Openings in The Gambia

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Are you a U.S. citizen with significant professional experience?

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

Support Projects in The Gambia

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Contributions to the Gambia Country Fund support community-driven Peace Corps Partnership Program (PCPP) projects in our rural areas. These projects …

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