2008 Biennial Volunteer Survey

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The 2008 Biennial Volunteer Survey was conducted by the Office of Strategic Information, Research and Planning. These reports summarizes the responses of all Volunteers who completed the 2008 Biennial Volunteer Survey (BVS) fielded from May through August 2008. You may compare post and regional results to these global results. The 2008 BVS results provide a picture of the activities, experiences and views of Peace Corps Volunteers in 2008. They show areas where Volunteers’ needs are met as well as identify areas where improvements may be needed. Additionally, in this year’s survey, new questions were included on ways in which Volunteers are meeting Peace Corps’ Goal 2 and Goal 3 Objectives.

Actual survey available here

Questions were asked concerning:

Response Statistics
Paper Online Total
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Africa 435 31% 949 69% 1384 100%
Europe, Mediterranean, and Asia (EMA) 96 7% 1327 93% 1423 100%
Inter-America and Pacific (IAP) 34 2% 1386 98% 1420 100%
GLOBAL 565 13% 3662 87% 4227 100%

The Peace Corps 2008 Biennial Survey of Volunteers, including country-by-country breakouts of the results, has been provided to Peace Corps Wiki by Chuck Ludlam. He and his wife, Paula Hirschoff, have twice served as Volunteers, once in the 60s and recently in West Africa and have been leading a campaign for Peace Corps reform. While they were serving as Volunteers in 2007 they flew to Washington from Africa at the invitation of Senator Chris Dodd (RPCV / Dominican Republic) to testify for reform, on behalf of Volunteers in the field, at the July 2007 hearing of the Peace Corps Subcommittee. They believe that the survey results identify opportunities and challenges facing the Peace Corps and the need for reform. They will shortly publish a detailed, comprehensive plan for Peace Corps reform, including a detailed analysis of the 2008 Biennial Survey results. To receive a copy of this report after it is issued, contact Chuck at (chuck DOT Ludlam AT gmail DOT com). Peace Corps Wiki thanks them for their leadership and for providing us with these illuminating documents.

Global and Regional Reports

Global report
Africa report
Europe, Mediterranean, and Asia (EMA) report
Inter-America and Pacific (IAP) report

Country Reports

Albania report
Armenia report
Azerbaijan report
Belize report
Benin report
Bolivia report
Botswana report
Bulgaria report
Burkina Faso report
Cambodia report
Cameroon report
Cape Verde report
China report
Costa Rica report
Dominican Republic report
Eastern Caribbean report
Ecuador report
El Salvador report
Ethiopia report
Fiji report
Gambia report
Georgia report
Ghana report
Guatemala report
Guinea report
Guyana report
Honduras report
Jamaica report
Jordan report
Kazakhstan report
Kenya report
Kiribati report
Kyrgyz Republic report
Lesotho report
Macedonia report
Madagascar report
Malawi report
Mali report
Mauritania report
Mexico report
Micronesia report
Moldova report
Mongolia report
Morocco report
Mozambique report
Namibia report
Nicaragua report
Niger report
Panama report
Paraguay report
Peru report
Philippines report
Romania report
Samoa report
Senegal report
South Africa report
Suriname report
Swaziland report
Tanzania report
Thailand report
Togo report
Tonga report
Turkmenistan report
Uganda report
Ukraine report
Vanuatu report
Zambia report

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