Peace Corps in Uganda

There are more than 165 Volunteers in Uganda working with their communities on projects in agriculture, education, and health. During their service in Uganda, Volunteers learn to speak local languages, including Acholi, Ateso, Dhophadola, Lango, Luganda, Lugbara, Lusoga, Runyakore, and Runyoro. More than 1,600 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Uganda since the program was established in 1964. 

Current: 165
To Date: 1600
Program Dates
1964-1972, 1991-1999, 2001-present
Official Language
Swahili, English

Volunteer Openings in Uganda

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English Literacy Teacher

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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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Given the key global indicators, Primary Teacher's College, located in a rural community the Luweero District, Uganda, initially registered only 7 ...

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A participatory rural appraisal (PRA) was carried out in the village of Kihigwa within Hoima District in order to identify challenges related to cl...

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