Zambia

Peace Corps in Zambia

There are 241 Volunteers in Zambia working with their communities on projects in agriculture, community economic development, education, the environment, and health. During their service in Zambia, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Bemba, Kaonde, Lunda, Mambwe, Nyanya, Tonga, and Tumbuka. More than 1,790 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Zambia since the program was established in 1994.

Volunteers
Current: 241
To Date: 1790
Program Dates
1994-present
Official Language
English

Volunteer Openings in Zambia

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Health Extension Volunteer

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Community Services Volunteer

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Community Health Extension Agent

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“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

Mahatma Gandhi

Current Projects in Zambia

Support Projects in Zambia

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

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The local community is more than 8 kilometers from the closest health clinic along a rural bush path. This has been a problem for those that have s...

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Because of the large number of patients that come to the clinic in my village community leaders created a steering committee, composed of the clini...

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