Uganda

Peace Corps in Uganda

There are 166 Volunteers in Uganda working with their communities on projects in agriculture, English education, and health, including Volunteers in the Global Health Service Partnership program. During their service in Uganda, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Acholi, Alur, Ateso, Lango, Luganda, Lugbara, Lumasaaba, Lusoga, Rukiga, Runyakore, and Runyoro-Rutoro. More than 1,505 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Uganda since the program was established in 1964.

Volunteers
Current: 166
To Date: 1505
Program Dates
1964-1972, 1991-1999, 2001-present
Official Language
Swahili, English

Volunteer Openings in Uganda

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Community Health Educator

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Community Health Specialist

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Agribusiness Development Specialist

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Our students words and experiences have taught us lessons that we will carry throughout the rest of our lives.

Liz Jennings, Volunteer in Uganda
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Contributions to the Uganda Country Fund will support Volunteer and community projects that will take place in Uganda.

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In Sub-Saharan Africa, it is estimated that 60% fewer girls would become pregnant under the age of 17 if they had a secondary education. Teach to L...

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An educated Ugandan girl child is a healthier girl, a stronger girl, who will better support her family, her community, and her country. By startin...

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