U.S. Ambassador Swears in 12 Peace Corps Volunteers for Education, Agriculture, and Health Sectors

Accra, Ghana – U.S. Ambassador Virginia Palmer swore-in 12 Peace Corps Volunteers to begin their service in the Eastern and Volta Regions.  The Volunteers are the first to return to Ghana following the global evacuation during the pandemic in 2020.  Volunteers will serve in the education, agriculture, and health sectors.  Honorable Kwaku Agyemang-Manu, Ministry of ... Read More»

U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers Return to Ghana

Accra, Ghana – U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers arrived in Ghana last week after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The initial group of thirteen Volunteers will resume Peace Corps’ mission of promoting peace and friendship, in collaboration with their Ghanaian counterparts, in junior high schools and schools for the deaf, health centers, and ... Read More»

Peace Corps Volunteers Swearing-in Ceremony – Remarks by Chargé D’Affaires Christopher Lamora

Swearing-In Ceremony for Peace Corps Education Volunteers Remarks by Chargé D’Affaires Christopher Lamora  Thursday, August 8, 2019   Honorable Deputy Minister of Education, Hon. Gifty Twum-Ampofo Representatives of Other Volunteer Corps Representatives of the Media Colleagues Distinguished Guests I am very pleased to administer the oath of service to these 23 U.S. citizens today. They ... Read More»

Remarks by Ambassador Stephanie Sullivan at the Swearing-In Ceremony for Peace Corps Agriculture and Health Volunteers

Minister of Health, the Honorable Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, Minister of Agriculture, the Honorable Owusu Afriyie Akoto, Peace Corps-Ghana Country Director Gordon Brown, Members of the media, Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, All protocols observed. It is an honor to join you this morning to administer the oath of service to our newest 34 Americans who have answered ... Read More»

Peace Corps Ghana Swears in 33 Education Volunteers

On August 16, 2018, Chargé d’Affaires (Acting Ambassador) Christopher J. Lamora swore in 33 Peace Corps education volunteers. These volunteers will be teaching science, maths, visual arts and special education in various schools in the rural parts of Ghana. Present at the ceremony was Ghana’s minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh and Peace Corps Country Director ... Read More»
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