Alumni Spotlight: Zach Crawford in Benin

The Peace Corps today announced its 2015 rankings of the top volunteer-producing colleges and universities across the country. This year, Boston University ranked No. 24 among large schools, with 30 alumni currently volunteering worldwide.

BU alumni are currently serving in Benin, Botswana, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Georgia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Macedonia, Madagascar, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda. They work in sectors including agriculture, education, environment, health and community economic development.

One such is Zachary Crawford, alumnus of theĀ Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies.Crawford, who graduated in 2013, serves as a health extension volunteer in the African nation of Benin. Benin recently sat down with the Peace Corps and described his experience.