Category: Volunteer Stories


Dec
Another trip complete for Nikki
This is a blog post written by Nikki Luxford, Corporate Partnership and Volunteer Programme Manager, following her recent trip to Malawi. And here we have it, another Malawi adventure is complete. I have had the pleasure of meeting and working alongside the most inspiring and hard-working people, all striving...
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Dec
When volunteers just can’t help popping back
It’s lovely having past volunteers pop into our Malawi headquarters to surprise us! Elizabeth volunteered in 2012 and was delighted to learn some of the skills and knowledge she imparted are still being used today. Hendrick has visited before too and they love Malawi so much they’ve been back...
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Nov
Aldenham trip to Malawi 2019
This summer twenty Year 12 Aldenham students had a wonderful trip to Malawi to experience first-hand the approach that Ripple Africa takes to empower communities to achieve a sustainable future. The two week programme enabled the students and their teachers to meet the community members who benefit from environmental,...
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Jun
“Volunteer in Malawi and its beauty will take your breathe away”
Imagine that you have spent the day as a volunteer teacher working alongside teachers in a local school, assisting with lessons or helping with lesson planning. Or you may have assisted as a medical volunteer gaining valuable experience in the provision of medical treatment and care or supporting our...
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Apr
Volunteers helping volunteers
Former medical volunteers support Malawian volunteer nurse, Winnie who has become a valuable member of the Kachere Health Centre team. Kachere Health Centre offers medical care to a large catchment of around 26,000 people and they’re pretty much always busy. Data is collected on how many people use the...
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Aug
A return to Malawi to carry out research on international nutrition
After spending the summer of 2017 with RIPPLE Africa, Jess returned to the UK to start an MSc in Human Nutrition. We welcomed Jess back when she wanted to carry out research for her dissertation project within the topic area of international nutrition/humanitarian work. Here’s Jess’s story. In my...
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