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Peace Corps


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A US government-funded organization founded in 1961 by the administration of President John F. Kennedy that sends small teams of young volunteers to low-income nations to provide training for local people in skills relevant in agriculture, resource management, administration, and public health, among other fields. See http://www.peacecorps.gov/ for details and current activities of the program.

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