Archive - August 29, 2023

12 new PCVs in Liberia

12 new PCVs in Liberia

Thanks for the ‘heads up’ from Dale Giles (Liberia 1964-66)   Peace Corps Liberia Empowers Educational and Health Sectors as 12 new Volunteers Assigned to Margibi, Bong and Grand Bassa By Gerald C. Koinyeneh August 21, 2023   MONROVIA – In a concerted effort to boost Liberia’s educational and health sectors, Peace Corps Liberia welcomed a new group of volunteers into its ranks for a two-year service in Liberia.  The 12 new volunteers are the first batch of volunteers to return to Liberia since 2020 when the Peace Corps evacuated volunteers because of COVID-19. After 11 weeks of language and cultural training, the volunteers were sworn-in on Thursday, August 17, 2023, by USAID Mission director Jim Wright, who is also serving as acting deputy chief of mission at the United States Embassy in Monrovia. Wright urged the volunteers to exemplify the highest standards that the United States has to offer the world, . . .

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