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Peace Corps

n.
A federal government organization, set up in 1961, that trains and sends American volunteers abroad to work with people of developing countries on projects for technological, agricultural, and educational improvement.

Peace Corps

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) an agency of the US government that sends American volunteers to developing countries, where they work on educational and other projects: established in 1961

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n.
an independent agency and program of the U.S. government that sends volunteers to help developing countries meet their needs for skilled workers.
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Noun1.Peace Corps - a civilian organization sponsored by the United States government; helps people in developing countries
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
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Frank began his career working in India as part of a Small Business Development program for the Peace Corp and has continued his commitment of social responsibility by serving on various boards to lend his wealth of knowledge throughout his career.
Informative, compelling, impressively candid, "Different Latitudes" is an especially and unreservedly recommended addition to both community and academic library Contemporary American Biography collections in general, and Peace Corp History supplemental studies lists in particular.
During an earlier visit on an invitation of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe, an American Peace Corps delegation in the latter part of the last May recommended that Peace Corp volunteers service should be reused for the promotion of English knowledge of the people of Sri Lanka.
The event is held to select World Miss University Peace Corp Representatives, who will undertake volunteering services that deals with bringing peace to the world and other matters for a better future.
He served as a consultant to the Peace Corp in Liberia and as superintendent of schools in Monrovia, Liberia before accepting a position as department chair and Dean of Education at San Francisco State University.
My cousin, along with many other American servicemen and Peace Corp volunteers who served in Turkey from the 1950s until the 1980s, would have experienced a different Turkey from that of today as now modernization and capitalism have crept in.
In her remarks, a Peace Corp volunteer, Ms Daniella Montemarano said the Kagiso project addressed a gap found in the community and schools of peaceful conflict resolution.
Berman originally established a career in public relations and marketing for international development and relief organizations, including Doctors Without Borders and The Peace Corp.
Fie had originally applied to study the Chinese community in Tenom, Sabah, where he had taught as a US Peace Corp volunteer.
Bill said he was planning to join the Peace Corp after he graduated from college in 1969 when his mom asked him to temporarily manage Cincinnati Central.
She has worked for banks in Washington, Massachusetts, and Honduras, where she was a Peace Corp Volunteer/ Small Business Adviser.
Heart of Palms: My Peace Corps Years in Tranquilla" showcases what the mission of the Peace Corps is all about and illustrates one Peace Corp worker's personal experiences in a deftly written and informative memoir.