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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Southern Malawi Village

During my first month at site, if you would have told me that I would end up staying in Malawi much longer than my twenty-seven month service, I would have bet my life against it. 

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Education Volunteer Andrew teaches about conservation.

I never had to look far to find a face like mine.

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A Malawian couple celebrate their marriage with their community.

Have you ever wondered what a Malawian village wedding looks like? Check out this video to see a traditional ceremony our Volunteer was invited to attend in the most northern part of Malawi in Chitipa district.

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I Am Peace Corps Malawi: Tanvi

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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Ada hold some of his harvest.

Ada is a farmer in my village. He's small, thin, rarely wears shoes, and has a wide smile that reminds me of the Cheshire Cat from Alice in Wonderland. 

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100 greater kudu were released into the wildlife reserve during the first phase of the wildlife translocation African Parks i

Growing up on a small farm in western New York, falling in love with nature was easy. 

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I Am Peace Corps Malawi: Jack

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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I Am Peace Corps Malawi: Mahi

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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Colorful cloth from a Liberian market

I do not remember why I first applied to join the Peace Corps.

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Celebrating and sharing history and cultures: Finding passion through service in Malawi

When Nyassa Kollie’s father thinks about his childhood and the hurdles he overcame in pursuit of his education, he replays the voices of encouragement telling him that he could do anything, even earn a doctorate in chemistry. 

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