Malawi

Stories from Malawi

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell about their Peace Corps experience. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and serve in Malawi, the Warm Heart of Africa.

1–10 of 121 results

Happy International Nurses Day!

Although I have had a very rewarding career, nothing has been so consistently and professionally gratifying as my work as an AHP nurse educator.

Read More
Bamboo Seedlings in tubes fill the frame

Malawian communities utilize bamboo for a range of livelihood activities. However, due to unsustainable use of forest resources, bamboo has become scarcer than ever.

Read More
Two Peace Corps Volunteers stand together at Close of Service.

I was sweaty and dirty, but smiling. I might not have been with the person I loved the most, but I was doing the thing I loved the most: working in malaria prevention.

Read More
Girl laying on hospital bed with several students surrounding and looking at her

Utilize your skills to educate emerging health care professionals and improve health care systems with Peace Corps Response.

Read More
Enter alt text

Malawi may soon be known around the world as one of the first countries in Africa to achieve control of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. And we know Peace Corps Malawi contributes to that vision.

Read More
Group of students in medicinal garden

The students' love for learning and for applying their new knowledge in the realm of pharmacognosy was the most rewarding.

Read More
a basket full of red tomatoes

‘Little did I know at the time that our exchange of ideas would be the catalyst for a bigger project,’ Diego reflects.

Read More
Enter alt text

“This morning, we found out that we have to leave Malawi. We don’t know if we’ll be able to come back.”

Read More
Enter alt text

I wasn’t always proud of my heritage; it took me some time to feel comfortable identifying as Desi and Indian-American.

Read More
Enter alt text

It was a bright Monday afternoon in the year 2000, and a rumor was floating around amongst our staff.

Read More