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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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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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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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: 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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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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Colorful cloth from a Liberian market

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

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Members of the Malawi IV cohort gather in L.A. for a 50 year reunion.

In 1964, a group of 21-year-olds volunteered to make a difference in this world.

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I Am Peace Corps Malawi: Anya

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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One sweet potato at a time

Last year, I was able to implement my first big project in Malawi: my orange-fleshed sweet potato project.

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Nyassa Kollie, Malawi

We asked Peace Corps Volunteers, "What do you wish Americans knew about your country of service?"

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