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Welcome to the Peace Corps Panama

This site was created to share Peace Corps experiences and resources with others. More than 2,255 Peace Corps Volunteers have been working and living in Panama since 1964. Peace Corps Volunteers work in four program areas: Teaching English (TE), Community Environmental Conservation (CEC), Sustainable Agriculture (SAS), and Environmental Health (EH). Currently, 242 Volunteers serve in Panama in the above project areas. Volunteers learn Spanish during Pre Service training and many learn indigenous languages including Emberá-Wounaan & Ngöbere Bugle

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  • CAPITAL CITY – Panama City
  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S) – spanish 
  • AREA (KM2) – 75,517 km2
  • POPULATION – 3.7 million
  • GDP – US$ 57 billion
  • CURRENCY – Balboa (PAB), US Dollar (USD)