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.

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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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Mike Buckler Corps to Career

Peace Corps Malawi was the most influential experience of my life. 

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VIDEO: What did learning a language do for you?

You’re probably familiar with Spanish and French, but what about Sesotho, Malagasy, Khmer or Thai?

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28 districts Malawi

Explaining the magnitude of the United States of America to a Malawian is a difficult task. 

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