25 trees will be planted on your behalf for every experience purchased, via our partnership with One Tree Planted.
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Learning about the culture and lifestyle is one of the most important aspects of travelling. Knowing how to interact with locals, understanding the do’s and don’ts will help you fully appreciate your new surroundings.
Our Malawi Culture week aims to prepare you well for this!
During the program, you will learn all the basics of Malawi’s local culture and history, explore the location and new surroundings, learn how to cook Malawian food, take part in the sightseeing, and more. It goes without saying that you will also get the chance to meet other participants like yourself and make new friends!
By the end of this program we believe you will have more respect and confidence as a guest of Malawi.
Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.
Arrive at Lilongwe International Airport (LLW) on Saturday or Sunday well before a meeting point time.
Saturday arrivals need to book one extra night at our accommodation.
Leave the accommodation Saturday morning. Minivans to Lilongwe depart close by every 1-2 hours. Take a taxi from bus station to the Airport (6 hours travel time)
Malawian food will served mainly, along with some European food. You can expect meat, vegetables, potatoes, eggs, bread, rice spaghetti and more.
You will be accommodated in our center. It is quite basic and you will share your room with other participants. There are shared western style, flushable toilets.
There are limited laundry facilities so expect to wash your clothes by hand. All participants are expected to be environmentally aware and to use all resources with restraint, especially water, paper and electricity. You will be expected to clean up yourself, and to play your part to keep the accommodation neat and organized.