Malawi

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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Volunteer Katlyn smiles at the camera while sitting on a brick porch with her smiling Malawian friend Katherine.
Everything looked so familiar, yet there were subtle differences; a house that was now painted blue, the new brick fence, the church that had recently been cemented.
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An older male Volunteer smiles at the camera while standing under a banana tree.

Peace Corps Volunteers all over the world strive to learn the local languages in the host countries in order to earn the friendship and respect of their community members. Learning a new language is hard, and there are many mistakes to be made along the way. This doesn't deter Peace Corps Malawi Volunteers; they dare to try...and look what happens! By learning the local language, our Environment Volunteers increase communication between themselves and their neighbors--leading to better team work.

A blonde male Volunteer holds up his hand in greeting with a smile.

Peace Corps Volunteers all over the world strive to learn the local languages in the host countries in order to earn the friendship and respect of their community members. Learning a new language is hard, and there are many mistakes to be made along the way. This doesn't deter Peace Corps Malawi Volunteers; they dare to try...and look what happens! By learning the local language, our Environment Volunteers increase communication between themselves and their neighbors--leading to better team work.

A female Volunteer holds a picture of moringa and smiles.

Peace Corps Volunteers all over the world strive to learn the local languages in the host countries in order to earn the friendship and respect of their community members. Learning a new language is hard, and there are many mistakes to be made along the way. This doesn't deter Peace Corps Malawi Volunteers; they dare to try...and look what happens! By learning the local language, our Environment Volunteers increase communication between themselves and their neighbors--leading to better team work.

A colorful and beautiful picture of Malawi's landscape. Mountains in the distance are covered by dark clouds as a dirt path l

The weather is blissful today. 

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Volunteer Zack teaches young students about HIV

In our "I Am Peace Corps Malawi" video series, we introduce you to the individuals who are working in the field here in The Warm Heart of Africa. Tune in each month to meet a current or former Volunteer and hear about their projects, what they love about Malawi, and what makes their service unique.

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Peace Corps Malawi Volunteer running to hug her host mother
Ever wonder what our Volunteers wish they could tell you about Malawi? Watch our video to find out what they would say!
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Peace Corps Volunteers help Feed the Future

Imagine a world without hunger...

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Response Volunteer Nyassa smiles while "I Am Peace Corps Malawi" is written in white next to her.

"Peace Corps has touched my life in a really specific way..."

Find out what special connection Response Volunteer Nyassa has with Peace Corps. Let's just say she's keeping it in the family!

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A Malawian community member washes her bednet at a demonstration by her Volunteer.
Learning should be fun. Regardless of age, if we are not engaged with the material being taught, we quickly lose interest.
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