Tag: volunteering


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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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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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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Jul
Kade and Emma’s Volunteer Story
Teaching volunteers Kade and Emma have written a story about their time at Mwaya which is reproduced below. Stories written by other previous RIPPLE Africa volunteers can be found on the Volunteers’ Stories webpage. With incredibly limited volunteering experience behind us, it was a little bit daunting traveling halfway...
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Jun
Alistair and Doreen’s Volunteer Story
Medical volunteers Alistair and Doreen have written a story about their time at Mwaya which is reproduced below. Stories written by other previous RIPPLE Africa volunteers can be found on the Volunteers’ Stories webpage. In November 2018 myself and Alistair Watson arrived at Mwaya Beach to start 12 weeks...
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Feb
Sibongile’s Volunteer Story
Volunteer Occupational Therapist Sibongile has written a story about her time at Mwaya which is reproduced below. Stories written by other previous RIPPLE Africa volunteers can be found on the Volunteers’ Stories webpage. Going to volunteer in Malawi, Africa with RIPPLE was the best experience of my life. I...
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