Volunteer Opportunities in Malawi


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About Malawi

Malawi is a landlocked country in southeastern Africa with spectacular highlands and lakes. Lake Malawi is especially renowned for its remarkable biodiversity. Despite natural resources and natural beauty, Malawi is still dependent on outside aid.

Volunteer Opportunities in Malawi

Our volunteer opportunities in Malawi are humanitarian projects and animal protection projects. Volunteers provide invaluable help when working with the community. They work to improve the education level of children and the quality of care in rural communities of Malawi. You can also join a volunteer program in an animal shelter. Help support sustainable tourism.

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Practical info


A visa is required for Malawi, it is still possible to obtain it directly at the airport: 1 month = US$75, 6 months = US$150, 1 year = US$250. Documents to be presented : - US$75 in cash - 2 passport photos - Bank statement for the last 3 months - Yellow fever vaccination certificate



Please check with your doctor or travel clinic in regards to the vaccinations you need for your project destination. You can also check the pasteur institute for the up-to-date health recommendation per destination at


Travel insurance is compulsory to study or volunteer abroad. Please contact a specialised insurance company or your bank to contract a travel insurance before you go.