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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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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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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Peace Corps Volunteers help Feed the Future

Imagine a world without hunger...

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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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Trainees stand in a village in Malawi, waiting to be Sworn-In as Volunteers
There are a lot of reasons to apply for Peace Corps, and even more reasons to join us here in Peace Corps Malawi! Find out some of the reasons our Volunteers decided to take the hardest job they'll ever love.
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Two people shake hands. One is American and one is Malawian.
There are many reasons to love Malawi, but our Health, Environment, and Education Volunteers seem to all agree on one! Watch our video to find out what it is.
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Amelia is a GHSP Volunteer

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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Malawi Trainee, Jhonnie

When signing up for Peace Corps, it's best to expect the unexpected. Watch our video to find out how Malawi has gone beyond what our Combined Health, Environment, and Education Trainees were expecting.


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Justin and a community member construct a fuel-efficient cookstove

With students spectating and giggling outside of the school kitchen, I started constructing the stove, sweating and slightly nervous as this was the first stove I had constructed since my Pre-Service Training.

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Health Volunteer Emma celebrates her return to Malawi with her community by dancing

I carefully slid the photo out of my journal to show it to the man sitting next to me and explained in Chichewa that this was where I was going—to see my family.

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