Peace Corps Returns to Bangladesh

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By Admin1 (admin) on Friday, July 06, 2001 - 12:29 pm: Edit Post

Peace Corps Returns to Bangladesh

Peace Corps Returns to Bangladesh

Peace Corps Returns to Bangladesh


Peace Corps Returns to Bangladesh

Peace Corps re-established a program in Bangladesh in 1998, after an absence of more than 30 years. Currently, 49 Volunteers are working in district towns throughout the country. Most of them are helping primary school teachers improve their English so that they are better prepared to help Bangladesh children learn English. Other Volunteers are developing curriculum and teaching English in vocational and technical schools.

In addition to their primary assignments, Volunteers in Bangladesh provide assistance in many other ways. Several Volunteers are actively involved in national campaign to eradicate polio in Bangladesh, and others work with a variety of non-governmental and community organizations providing health education for women and children. Volunteers are also helping environmental organizations, indigenous peoples' groups, and community English resource centers.

For more information about Peace Corps programs world-wide, contact Peace Corps' website at

Peace Corps Bangladesh is located at:

House No. 57 Isakhan Avenue Sector 6, Uttara Dhaka-1230. Tel: (880) (2) 891 8435-8 Fax: (880) (2) 891 1017

Peace Corps Volunteers conducting English classes at Primary Training Institutes (Photo 1) Peace Corps Volunteers conducting English classes at Primary Training Institutes (Photo 2) Peace Corps Volunteers performing on the pakawa, traditional South Asian drum (Photo 3) Second group of Bangladesh Peace Corps Volunteers at their swearing-in ceremony (Photo 4) Peace Corps Volunteers performing a Bangladeshi folk dance (Photo 5) Newly sworn-in Volunteers relaxing (Photo 6) Peace Corps Volunteers teaching at Gazipur Experimental Primary School (Photo 7)

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By Benn E. Fass ( - on Friday, December 03, 2004 - 2:23 pm: Edit Post

What am I allowed to send into Bangladesh to my cousin, Sara Novak, as a Peace Corp volunteer, that will not cost her to receive or cause any other problems?
Your prompt reply is greatly appreciated as Christmas, for shipping purposes, us upon us!

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