Friday, 4 October 2013

‘No country, no people are perfect but Gambia is a safe place to live’ - Daily Observer

‘No country, no people are perfect but Gambia is a safe place to live’ - Daily Observer

President John F Kennedy in 1961 created the Peace Corps. His vision was to have an organisation composed of Americans who would promote peace, friendship, and development, by helping the people of interested countries meet their need for trained men and women as well as promote a better mutual understanding between Americans and the people they serve. 

With this, the Peace Corps started operations in the Gambia in 1967 and its relationship with Gambians have remained uninterrupted since then. It is worth knowing that currently 85 Peace Corps Volunteers are serving in the country in all the six geographic regions of the country. They work in the education, health,  environment and agriculture sectors. The Peace Corps office staff in The Gambia comprises 40 Gambians and two Americans. They are responsible of the daily management of programmes and supporting  volunteers...
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