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
(Quoted directly from peacecorps.gov)
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.