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»

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»

Ambassador Johnson Participates in MIRCO-led COVID-19 Briefing

On Tuesday March 16 U.S. Ambassador to Namibia, Lisa Johnson stated that Peace Corps Volunteers in Namibia and worldwide would return to the United States due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  She made the announcement during the MIRCO-led briefing on COVID-19, adding that volunteers will return when conditions permit. “This is worldwide decision was made because ... 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»
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