Tag Archive: Malawi

Feb 27 2012

Pre-Service Training (One More Week!)

  Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Counting down the days reminds me of Europe’s ‘Final Countdown’. I really need to stop counting the days. One more week!!!! I am more nervous of what to wear …

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Feb 25 2012

Getting to Malawi

I am a huge procrastinator! I still don’t have everything that I need. I’m glad I re-read the materials sent to me a few days ago as I failed to see the part: “you will want to make sure to bring a few days worth of clothing in your carry-on luggage, just in case your …

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Feb 24 2012

10 Days Left!!!

Well well well.. It’s been a while since I posted something here. I received my staging materials 2 weeks ago and have received my itinerary for Malawi. I only have 10 days left before I move to the Warm Heart of Africa! Malawi! I have been so busy these past few weeks from: Buying stuff …

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Oct 31 2011

Amazing Race in Malawi

I’ve actually never heard of Amazing Race until last year when my brother and I were in Macau. It was truly amazing to watch those guys stress over transportation and language barriers. They each have a camera man assigned to them and I think the camera man has to work twice as hard to chase …

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Oct 25 2011

My Assignment

Country: Malawi Program: Community Health and HIV and AIDS Job Title: Community Health Advisor Orientation Dates: March 5-6, 2012 Pre-Service Training: March 7-May 9, 2012 (in Malawi)* Dates of Service: May 10, 2012 – May 9, 2014* *Dates are subject to change PRIMARY DUTIES: The Malawi Ministry of Health utilizes Peace Corps Health Volunteers to …

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Oct 24 2011

FAQs About Peace Corps in Malawi

So here are some of the FAQs about Malawi that I copied from www.peacecorpswiki.org How much luggage will I be allowed to bring to Malawi? Most airlines have baggage size and weight limits and assess charges for transport of baggage that exceeds this allowance. The Peace Corps has its own size and weight limitations, and …

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Oct 23 2011

I Am Because We Are – Documentary

I am because we are…. I am not defined without you. ~ Mathews A.P. Chikoanda I stumbled upon this website as I was searching for information about Malawi. I recommend everyone to find the time to watch this video. We all know that Africa has a high prevalence of HIV and AIDS but do we …

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Oct 23 2011


I’m going to Malawi! Where is Malawi? AFRICA!!!! I leave for staging on March 5, 2012 and will be leaving for Malawi on March 7, 2012. For the first three months, volunteers will receive all kinds of trainings. i.e. language, culture, technical, etc. The volunteers will also be living with a host family while in …

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Oct 22 2011


After a very long process, mixed emotions, etc. I finally got an invitation! I am sure some took longer than 10 months to get their invitation but mine finally arrived. Just to give you guys an idea of the process in joining the Peace Corps look like: December 3 – Started my application January 13 …

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