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 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»

Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Melinda Tabler-Stone at the Peace Corps Swearing-In Ceremony

Swearing-In Ceremony for Peace Corps Health Volunteers Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Melinda Tabler-Stone Chief of Mission Residence April 19, 2018 | 9:00 a.m. (As prepared for delivery) Good morning and welcome. It is an absolute honor each time I am called upon to administer the oath to U.S. citizens beginning their Peace Corps service. I ... Read More»
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