22 Peace Corps Education Volunteers Swear In

Windhoek – On November 16, 2023, 22 Peace Corps Trainees were sworn-in to begin their two-year service as education Volunteers in schools around Namibia. This 52nd group of Trainees to Namibia, arrived on August 30, and just completed their 12 weeks of pre-service training in Okahandja. At the invitation of the Namibian government, Peace Corps ... Read More»

Ambassador Randy Berry Remarks Peace Corps Response Swearing-In Ceremony

Good morning! It is a great pleasure and honor to welcome you to this special ceremony commemorating the arrival of three dedicated Peace Corps Response Volunteers — the first of many as Peace Corps prepares to bring in additional groups of Volunteers to serve throughout Namibia. Peace Corps makes a significant contribution to building international ... Read More»

Ambassador Randy Berry’s Visit to Oshana, Oshikoto, and Ohangwena Regions

U.S. Ambassador to Namibia Randy Berry traveled to the Oshana, Oshikoto, and Ohangwena regions on May 8-11 to engage beneficiaries of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), senior government officials, and various members of the community. On Tuesday, Ambassador Randy Berry paid a courtesy visit to the Oshikoto and Ohangwena Regional Governors, Honorable ... Read More»


The First Lady of the United States of America, Dr. Jill Biden, accompanied by the First Lady of the Republic of Namibia, Monica Geingos, are welcomed with a song by men and women in their navy t-shirts and pink striped traditional attire in a room at the Hope Initiatives Southern Africa- Namibia (HISA) project on ... Read More»

Peace Corps Volunteers Swearing-in Ceremony

Okahandja – The Swearing-in Ceremony for 14 Peace Corps Volunteers took place on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at Andreas Kukuri Conference Centre in Okahandja. The Minister of Health and Social Services, Honorable Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, delivered the keynote address to welcome Peace Corps’ Volunteers to Namibia. The U.S. Chargé d’Affaires, Ms. Jessica Long, the Executive ... Read More»

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Long at the Peace Corps Reinstatement Swearing In

Good morning! It is a great pleasure to have you join us here today for this special ceremony that commemorates the return to service of a dedicated Volunteer and marks the first of many to come as Peace Corps prepares to bring more groups of new Volunteers over the coming months and years. To our ... Read More»

Peace Corps Volunteer Swearing-in Ceremony First post-Covid-19 Volunteer Returns

Windhoek – On Wednesday, May 18 U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Jessica Long swore in the first of the returning Peace Corps Volunteers, who had departed due to COVID. Today’s swearing in marks the beginning of the process to build back the Peace Corps program in Namibia to the previous levels of volunteers. Crissy Hendrickson is the ... Read More»

30 New U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers to Partner on Education Throughout Namibia as Group 50

Okahandja – 30 new U.S. Peace Corps volunteers joined local communities throughout Namibia last week to begin two-year assignments to strengthen education across the country.  The 30 volunteers will work shoulder-to-shoulder with local communities and schools in all 14 regions for the next 24 months. The Peace Corps is a volunteer program of the United ... Read More»

U.S. Ambassador Lisa Johnson Remarks at the U.S. Peace Corps Group 49 Swearing-In Ceremony

Good morning!  It is a great pleasure to be in Okahandja again to swear in the next generation of U.S. Peace Corps Volunteers in Namibia, and also to convey America’s appreciation for the support this community provides to the Peace Corps. To the Group 49 Trainees, it is wonderful to see you again and I ... Read More»

Peace Corps Swearing-in Ceremony

Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Thomas F. Daughton at the Peace Corps Swearing-in Ceremony, Andreas Kukuri Conference Center, Okahandja, Namibia Good morning!  It is a great pleasure for me to be here once again to launch the latest generation of Peace Corps Volunteers in Namibia.  Internationally since 1961, Peace Corps has sustained its commitment to developing the resilience ... Read More»
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