The Peace Corps sends American volunteers to nations across the globe to aid in development, health and education efforts and to increase understanding of America by other peoples, as well as educate the volunteers about the peoples of the world. It was established in 1961 by President John F. Kennedy.Web site »
Reuters/Ranu Abhelakh - Peace Corps volunteer Allisa Kispersky (L) assists native women's organization Maipafolo with their bookkeeping in the Maroon village of Nieuw Aurora, whose inhabitants are descendants of slaves, along the upper Suriname River in district Sipaliwini, September 26, 2012.
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