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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Janet in her community

I sat at the airport preparing to leave the U.S.A. for Malawi, and all I could think was that I couldn’t believe I had actually made it. I would soon be a Peace Corps Volunteer.

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Cody at GLOW Camp
"You will never have another experience like Peace Corps."
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Budala Women’s Group

When Anna Mansfield moved from Idaho to a rural Malawian village to serve in the Peace Corps, she looked for ways to use her skills to benefit the grassroots work already happening in her community.

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Jenn with Lira on her back
Eight in the morning on a Sunday. Nothing but the sounds of birds and my neighbors beginning their day.
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Cameron practicing with her community's choir
At a recent Peace Corps training, we were told that “life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” This saying really struck me in its deep connection to my service.
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Conor with his homestay family
Serving as a Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi offers a series of contrasts to life in the United States.
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Madiera Dennison is a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malawi.

In Malawi I live in Chitipa, the farthest northern district bordering both Tanzania and Zambia.

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My Peace Corps journey began in March 2013 when I left my home in Arkansas for the warm heart of Africa – Malawi.

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