Habitat for Humanity Ireland
Malawi is one of the poorest countries in the world. 4 out of 5 families live in poorly built homes made of mud bricks, dirt floors and grass thatched roofs. Homes constantly need repair and families are at high risk of disease.
Volunteer in Malawi in 2020 with volunteers from across Ireland to support Habitat's work with orphans and vulnerable children. his is a unique opportunity to experience grassroots development and be uplifted by the warmth and resilience of the Malawian people. Volunteers will:
SEE the shocking reality of poverty housing
SERVE families in need
SPEAK out for the cause of safe, decent housing when they return home
Habitat co-ordinates everything for a safe and rewarding experience. You don’t need special skills to take part.
Day 1-2 Depart Ireland, arrive in Malawi & orientation
Day 3-10 Build and closing celebration with the community
Day 11-12 Cultural activity & depart
*Dates & itinerary dependent on flight availability*
Supporting Habitat's Work
The budget to take part is €2,800p/p (this includes a non-refundable deposit, travel, in-country expenses, a debrief and a minimum donation towards Habitat’s work). We ask everyone to personally contribute towards their logistics costs and to raise more than the minimum as every penny makes a huge difference to families in need.
We have lots of ideas and resources to support fundraising.
***Please check your spam/junk folder for Habitat for Humanity Ireland's response***
Is training provided?: Yes
Minimum time commitment per week:
1 hour p/week
If you have any questions about this role please feel free to get in touch:
Name: Mary McGarry
Address: Habitat for Humanity Ireland, Unit F, The Liffey Trust Centre, 117-126 Upper Sheriff Street, Dublin 1
StudentVolunteer.ie enables students to have the opportunity to: enrich your personal development and employability skills, have a fun experience, meet new people, and give back to your community. Sign up now.Register Now