Stories from Malawi

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Malawi.

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Community health nursing students

I arrived in Malawi over three months ago, fulfilling a wish I have had since returning from my first experience as a traditional Peace Corps Volunteer: to work as a nurse in the global health setting.

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World AIDS Day GHSP Malawi

The central hospital where I serve as a Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) Volunteer in Malawi serves as a referral center for a large part of the country. 

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More than just a garden

Mishek Kaonga is unlike any Malawian I have ever met. 

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Dylan Cottrell parents

When I was just seven years old, my parents took me on my first international trip.

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Legacy Project: Wictor Songazaudzu Sajeni, former Minister of Education in Malawi

“We are all human beings and we should help each other to solve problems from the other side of the globe.”

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Legacy Project: Chief Justice of Malawi Anastasia Msosa (Ret.)

From a rural village, Anastasia Msosa became the first female Chief Justice of Malawi. 

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Maternal and child health ward

It’s 7:30 a.m. and mothers begin to gather under a shelter at a health center in southern Malawi. 

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Finding 'The Warm Heart of Africa' in a Malawian hospital

Malawi is sometimes called “The Warm Heart of Africa” and, after nine months here, I have found this to be true. 

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Yi Peng

From the traditional (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah) to the fun (Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day) and the obscure (Roadkill Cook-off, Burning Man, the Gilroy Garlic Festival), Americans celebrate many different festivals with friends, family and strangers alike.

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