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  The Peace Corps officially welcomed the return of two Volunteers who have resumed their service at a swearing in ceremony Tuesday with US Ambassador Claire A Pierangelo and Peace Corps Country Director Brett Coleman The Volunteers were among those who left the country in March 2020 due to the Covid 19 pandemic They returned to Antananarivo earlier this month and have spent the last two weeks brushing up their Malagasy language skills in preparation for service as middle and high school English teachers Ambassador Pierangelo congratulated the Volunteers and thanked the local Peace Corps staff He highlighted the importance of the oath taken by each volunteer noting that it is the same oath taken by the President of the US and all senior US officials Mr Coleman country director since 2019 highlighted the exceptional contributions from Malagasy staff members These professionals sustained Peace Corps relationships with local community partners and provided training in permanent gardening and classroom teaching techniques during the Volunteers absence Peace Corps personnel worked diligently with the Center de Sant de Base CSB of the Mantasoa commune to promote vaccination against Covid 19 achieving the vaccination of more than 60 of the local population He also spoke about the unique contributions of Peace Corps volunteers The heart and soul of our work are the volunteers both because of the technical skills they bring to the communities they serve and perhaps more importantly because of the friendships they make they forge that serve our two countries so well So we are delighted to see his return after almost two and a half years An additional thirty new Volunteers will arrive in Madagascar later this month to teach English and work in agriculture They will be joined by 45 Health Volunteers in February 2023 The Peace Corps plans to rebuild the Madagascar program to the pre pandemic level of 150 active Volunteers over the next two years The Peace Corps was founded in 1961 by US President John F Kennedy Since its founding the Peace Corps mission to promote peace and friendship in the world has not changed More than 241 000 Volunteers have served in 141 countries since 1961 including 1 574 in Madagascar
Peace Corps volunteers resume service

1 The Peace Corps officially welcomed the return of two Volunteers who have resumed their service at a swearing-in ceremony Tuesday with US Ambassador Claire A.

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2 Pierangelo and Peace Corps Country Director Brett Coleman.

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3 The Volunteers were among those who left the country in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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4 They returned to Antananarivo earlier this month and have spent the last two weeks brushing up their Malagasy language skills in preparation for service as middle and high school English teachers.

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6 Ambassador Pierangelo congratulated the Volunteers and thanked the local Peace Corps staff.

7 He highlighted the importance of the oath taken by each volunteer, noting that it is the same oath taken by the President of the US and all senior US officials.

8 Mr. Coleman, country director since 2019, highlighted the exceptional contributions from Malagasy staff members.

9 These professionals sustained Peace Corps relationships with local community partners and provided training in permanent gardening and classroom teaching techniques during the Volunteers’ absence.

10 Peace Corps personnel worked diligently.

11 with the Center de Santé de Base (CSB) of the Mantasoa commune to promote vaccination against Covid-19, achieving the vaccination of more than 60% of the local population.

12 He also spoke about the unique contributions of Peace Corps volunteers: “The heart and soul of our work are the volunteers, both because of the technical skills they bring to the communities they serve, and perhaps more importantly because of the friendships they make.

13 they forge that serve our two countries so well.

14 So we are delighted to see his return after almost two and a half years.” An additional thirty new Volunteers will arrive in Madagascar later this month to teach English and work in agriculture.

15 They will be joined by 45 Health Volunteers in February 2023.

16 The Peace Corps plans to rebuild the Madagascar program to the pre-pandemic level of 150 active Volunteers over the next two years.

17 The Peace Corps was founded in 1961 by US President John F.

18 Kennedy.

19 Since its founding, the Peace Corps’ mission to promote peace and friendship in the world has not changed.

20 More than 241,000 Volunteers have served in 141 countries since 1961, including 1,574 in Madagascar.

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