Malawi

With over 10 different ethnic groups, Malawi offers an exciting mix of cultures, and the warmth and hospitality of the people is hard to beat. It’s a country that regularly faces droughts and flooding, resulting in agricultural difficulties and, consequently, food shortages.

Numerous active projects are helping communities of this beautiful African nation work together to raise living standards. You’ll get the opportunity to work alongside these communities, contribute to existing projects and use your skills to help educate others.

Your trip concludes with a wildlife safari where you’ll have the opportunity to spot lions, elephants and rhino in their natural habitat.

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Highlights

  • Work alongside communities on worthwhile projects
  • Use your skills to teach local children reading, writing, art and sports
  • Learn about Malawi’s exciting mix of cultures and traditions
  • Enjoy an African safari game drive

Itinerary

  • Day 1-2

    Depart the UK and arrive in Malawi, head to the Fisherman’s Rest lodge

  • Day 3-6

    Teach children and work on building and agricultural projects at the local school

  • Day 7

    Spend the morning at Tilitonse Community Centre running IT, arts or sport sessions

  • Day 8

    Experience a true African safari game drive at the Majete Wildlife Reserve

  • Day 9

    Discover how tea and coffee are grown by a fair-trade company at the Thyolo Tea Estate

  • Day 10

    Hike up to the waterfall in Mulange, said to be the inspiration for Lord of the Rings

  • Day 11-12

    Depart and return to the UK

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