Job Description

The Peace Corps’ Mission

To promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals:

  • To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women
  • To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served
  • To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans

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The Peace Corps Peru Community Economic Development program targets three areas of development:

Goal 1: Business Development
Small businesses and producer associations to improve their business and market-access skills.

Goal 2: Economic Opportunities
Community members develop entrepreneurial skills and cultivate new economic opportunities to create or expand business activities.

Goal 3: Personal Money Management
Community members improve their financial management capacity to increase their household economic security and improve their quality of life.

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