ERIC Number: ED209548
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1963
Reference Count: N/A
Peace Corps. 2nd Annual Report to Congress for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1963.
Peace Corps, Washington, DC.
Projects, operations, and future plans are covered in this annual report for the second year of the Peace Corps. The first section looks at the Peace Corps in action in Africa, Latin America, the Far East, the Near East, and South Asia. Brief descriptions are provided in the second section of programs in eight host countires: El Salvador, Ghana, Philippines, Togo, Nepal, Tanganyika, North Borneo/Sarawak, and Colombia. A section on operations considers recruitment, selection, and training of volunteers; operations overseas; and staffing for overseas service. Section 4 discusses new developments that represent improvements upon past procedures and practices, including educational television, lawyers for Africa, training counterparts in the United States, Gabon construction project, orientation for staff wives, volunteer conferences, other nations' Peace Corps, and returning volunteers. Other sections focus on the budget, unsolicited opinions from the press, and research, evaluation, and the medical programs. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agriculture, Annual Reports, Community Development, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Education, Federal Programs, Innovation, International Programs, Program Descriptions, Program Improvement, Public Health, Socioeconomic Influences, Technical Assistance, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteer Training, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC.