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Welcome to Peace Corps China

This site was created to share Peace Corps experiences and resources with others. Peace Corps Volunteers have been working and living in China since 1993. Since then, Peace Corps Volunteers have worked to address the specific needs of China, its people and its resources. 

Peace Corps China's mission has three goals:

  • Helping the people of China in meeting their need for trained men and women
  • Helping promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the Chinese people
  • Helping promote a better understanding of Chinese people on the part of Americans

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   China

  • CAPITAL CITY – Beijing
  • other major cities  –Shanghai, Tianjin, Shenyang, Guangzhou, Chongqing, Harbin, Chengdu
  • OFFICIAL LANGUAGE – Mandarin
  • AREA (KM2) – 9,596,960
  • POPULATION – 1,353,821,000 (2012 estimate)
  • GDP – US$ 12.405 trillion (2012 estimate)
  • CURRENCY – Chinese Renminbi (RMB)

 

MY EXPERIENCE IN CHINA, IN THE CLASSROOM AND OUT IN THE COMMUNITY, IS THE MOST MEANINGFUL WORK I'VE EVER DONE. VOLUNTEERS IN CHINA CAN NEVER SAY "I DIDN'T MAKE A DIFFERENCE" BECAUSE WE DO MAKE A DIFFERENCE, EVERY DAY.

 


Former Volunteer in Guizhou, China