Ambassador Alsup recently conferred certificates on 30 Agricultural and Health Peace Corps Volunteers during a banquet dinner held to celebrate the end of their two years of service in Banjul. The close of service dinner was also attended by the Peace Corps Country Director, Jennifer Goette.
Since 1967, more than 1,700 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in The Gambia. Currently, around 90 volunteers serve in one of three technical sectors: Education, Health, and Environment.
Peace Corps Volunteers come from diverse backgrounds in the United States. They represent a wide range of ages, religions, and ethnicities, and have diverse skills and experience.