U.S. Peace Corps to return next year – 2023

The U.S. Peace Corps Country Director Gini Wilderson has announced that their volunteers will return to Samoa in February next year after being away for close to two years. The COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020 forced the volunteers to leave the country when there was a worldwide evacuation of U.S. Peace Corps volunteers in March ... Read More»

Peace Corps’ 60th celebration

Press Release To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the U.S. Peace Corps worldwide, Peace Corps Samoa today announced a celebration at Le Manumea Hotel on Thursday, December 9 at 6 pm. The Peace Corps was established by U.S. President John F. Kennedy in 1961. The theme for this year’s anniversary is “The Peace Corps through the ... Read More»

Peace Corps celebrates 60 years of global volunteerism.

President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps on March 1, 1961, to promote world peace and friendship with countries around the globe by sending Americans to volunteer their services in developing countries. Over six decades, it has sent 250,000 volunteers — mostly young Americans — to more than 140 countries around the world, including ... Read More»
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