On its 60th Anniversary in Sierra Leone, the latest cohort of 16 Peace Corps volunteers were sworn in by Ambassador David Reimer at the Peace Corps Training Center in Kambia.

These 16 Volunteers will now officially take up service across Sierra Leone, working in partnership with their Sierra Leonean counterparts.

Eleven Volunteers will be working on projects furthering education, literacy and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), while five Volunteers will work on health programs.

Also present at the ceremony were the Minister of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Austin Demby, Deputy Minister of Basic and Secondary School Education, Ms. Emily Gogra, and Resident Minister Northwest region, Alhaji Alpha Khan.

Credit: US Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone