Burkina Faso

Peace Corps in Burkina Faso

There are more than 110 Volunteers in Burkina Faso working with their communities on projects in community economic development, education, and health. During their service in Burkina Faso, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Bissa, Dagara, French, Jula, Lyele, Lobiri, and Mooré. More than 2,075 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Burkina Faso since the program was established in 1966. 

Current: 110
To Date: 2075
Program Dates
1967-1987, 1995-present
Official Language

Volunteer Openings in Burkina Faso

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There are currently no openings in Burkina Faso

Challenge yourself, empower others.

Nadim Houssain, Burkina Faso Peace Corps Volunteer, 2013-2015

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

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