The Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States to Guinea, Audu Besmer, the Peace Corps Country Director, Brian Cavanagh, and the Guinean Minister of International Cooperation and African Integration, Djènè Keita presided over on Friday, September 27, a swearing-in ceremony for twenty-eight new Peace Corps Volunteers at the headquarters of this U.S.-Guinea cooperation institution.
These Volunteers come to support the Guinean education system. Of the twenty-eight Volunteers, eighteen will teach Mathematics, eight will teach Chemistry, Physics or Biology, and two others will teach English.
They will be deployed throughout Guinea, including the Prefectures of Kindia, Boké, Gaoual, Mamou, Dalaba, Pita, Tougué, Mali, Télimélé, Dabola, Dinguiraye, Kouroussa, Kankan, Siguiri, Mandiana, Kissidougou, and Guéckédou.
These twenty-eight new Peace Corps Volunteers come to reinforce forty-four other Volunteers already serving in the education sector, thus bringing the total number of Volunteers to one hundred and forty-three throughout the country.