What is the Peace Corps?
The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation.
The Peace Corps Mission
- To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained Volunteers.
- To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served.
- To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.
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Volunteers in Morocco: There are currently 181 volunteers serving in country. Since 1963, more than 4,830 have served.
Projects in Morocco: Volunteers work to increase youth leadership, strengthen youth networks, build capacity of professionals who work with youth, and promote girls’ education. They work with local professionals and youth to promote volunteerism and youth leadership through activities such as sports, study of world geography, libraries, exercise classes, environmental projects, project management training, thematic English teaching, and self-esteem activities for girls. The Peace Corps will continue to work with Moroccan government partners to address the expressed needs of the Moroccan people. The program is also working to increase its efforts to integrate gender activities through enhanced programming and training. (Source: Peace Corps Morocco)