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U.S. foreign assistance and Peace Corps activities

United States. Congress. House. Staff Study Mission to Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Nepal

U.S. foreign assistance and Peace Corps activities

report of a Staff Study Mission to Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Nepal, November 16 to December 6, 1978, to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives

by United States. Congress. House. Staff Study Mission to Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Nepal

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peace Corps (U.S.),
  • Economic assistance, American -- Indonesia,
  • Economic assistance, American -- Bangladesh,
  • Economic assistance, American -- Nepal

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[submitted by George M. Ingram and Margaret Goodman]
    ContributionsIngram, George M, Goodman, Margaret, 1947-, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17988519M

    The Peace Corps is a volunteer program run by the United States official mission is to provide social and economic development abroad through technical assistance, while promoting mutual understanding between Americans and populations served. agencies responsible for either funding or executing US foreign assistance activities, were reviewed for inclusion of disability. The agencies of interest were the Department of State (DOS), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Peace Corps and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC).

    This big book was written by Peace Corps/Zambia Volunteer James Palmer and counterpart Theresa Bwalya during the Read for Life Literacy In-Service Training (IST) in Zambia. The Building Blocks of Literacy: A Literacy Resource Manual for Peace Corps Volunteers (M). Foreign Assistance in Haiti by Agency The below figures show the amount of funding that was requested, appropriated, obligated, and spent for activities within a given year. These figures are interactive—choose your funding type and year of interest to learn more about which agencies programmed funds for which purposes.

    Nations activities in Africa. Total U.S. foreign assistance to Africa for FY was $ billion. More than half of the FY funding went to health-related programs. Sub-Saharan Africa received an estimated $ billion in FY and $ billion in FY The Obama Administration has requested an estimated $ billion for FY That said Peace Corps could give applicants an edge in language fluency, which is a factor in FS selection. Peace Corps has a pretty good language training program, usually 10 to 12 weeks, that usually gets a volunteer to a low intermediate speaking level (level 2). Peace Corps will usually pay for continued language tutoring during service.


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