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Volunteer Globally in Malawi


Volunteer Globally in Malawi

Habitat for Humanity Ireland


At a Glance

  • Start Date:31/07/2020
  • End Date:12/08/2020
  • Closing date:31/05/2020
  • Post Updated:25/11/2019
  • Min Hours:12-14 days
  • Role Type:Community Development



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

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