Une Jour en tant que Volontaire

Écrit par Mme Nganawe Chiwona, volontaire d’échange CorpsAfrica/Sénégal The sun rose over the vibrant landscape of Senegal, casting a warm glow over the community where Nganawe, an Exchange Volunteer from Malawi was sent. Her day began with the tantalizing aroma of freshly brewed attaya, a local tea. As she emerged from her modest host family’s […]

The Inspiring Tale: The Story of Nsondole Youth Club

Written by CorpsAfrica/Malawi Volunteer Ms. Margaret Magombo It’s been a month since I got acquainted with Nsondole Youth Club. Comprising of about 30 young people, the group’s vigilance during this period of COVID-19 crisis cannot go unnoticed. What the group is doing in this area is very uncommon with established community tendencies. While most people […]

I Am a Knight: Inside the Knight Family

Written by CorpsAfrica/Malawi Volunteer Mr. Jolex Chicco Kaudama  Everyone can freely share about everything. The fears, the stories, the joys, the sorrows, the new culture, the language, the food… It is good to meet again. Good to be encouraged by family members who are facing similar challenges and experiences. Good to get applause from the […]

A Growing Mind

Written by CorpsAfrica/Malawi Volunteer Ms. Olivia Viola I love traveling. I want to travel to as many places as I can in my lifetime.  But I have come to realize, that my desire to travel has been selective. I wanted to go to all the nice places in the world, never to the outskirts, let […]

The Untold Stories

Written by CorpsAfrica/Malawi Volunteer Ms. Adorah Gertrude Maere Volunteering in my community and helping people there, allowed me to see other corners of this country and other people that have the same goals and the same purpose. I met people from different backgrounds, religions, and cultures each with their ideas, experiences, and desires living together […]

Integrate with a CorpsAfrica Volunteer

Written by CorpsAfrica/Malawi Volunteer Ms. Wongani Mwasinga When I first heard that I had been deployed in Balaka district, I was anxious especially when people let me in on how hot Balaka is, but I was still curious enough to know how hot it can get. After I got to my site, I was warmly […]

My Deployment: Positive Start

Written by CorpsAfrica/Malawi Volunteer Ms. Hope Ngondo The stress of deployment started when the staff gathered in the conference room to announce where we were going. My mind was swimming in thoughts, but I was staying positive hoping to be deployed close to home. When my name popped up, I was placed in Mulanje. At […]

Strangers That Become Family

Written by CorpsAfrica/Malawi Volunteer Mr. Washington Chifunda The Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu once said; “The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step”. I agree with him because no one in this life has ever got anywhere without starting the journey. My CorpsAfrica journey started when I had to travel from Blantyre to Lilongwe […]

Let Our Words Be Kind

Written by CorpsAfrica/Malawi Volunteer Ms. Umusa Ng’oma In my time with my host mother, I came to know a girl. Let’s call her Yankho. Yankho is about 12 years old. She was working as a maid at a nearby house. When the schools opened, I had hoped that she would start school. A couple of […]

“Am I The Faint-Hearted?” There is Only One Way to Find Out.

Written by CorpsAfrica/Malawi Volunteer Ms. Natasha Lughano Chagunda As I packed my bags for the site in Ligowe, Neno district, I had all of these preconceived thoughts and feelings about where I was going. Most of these thoughts were driven by emotions I had no control over such as fear and anxiety. Normal for anyone […]