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To see the project(s) supported by our participants and their needs list, click on the specific link below for that accommodation or tour company.

Accommodations & Tour Companies

Note: Locations are approximated. If you see a lodging that is misplaced or missing, please contact us.

Once you choose a lodging from this page, you will be able to see the exact needs requested by the community project so you can choose to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you bring.

Stories from Malawi

Facts about Malawi

Malawi is a great choice for an African getaway. This destination features so many great landscapes and offers wonderful experiences that charm every visitor. Many international travelers vacationing abroad in Malawi are lured to this country by the incredible lake that stretches 500km along the eastern border. Here, visitors can go snorkeling and freshwater diving with more than 500 species of fish. Other adventure vacationers can experience Malawi by hiking through rolling grasslands and exploring the peaks and escarpments in the region. Tourists packing for Malawi can find many opportunities to help a community in need on their trip abroad. There are many non-profit groups that accept donations to make a difference in Malawi.

Several of the non-profit groups in Malawi are working to improve the quality of education in these African communities. The Nanthomba primary school serves more than 700 children between the ages of 6 and 16. Volunteer vacationers interested in responsible tourism can donate school supplies, including writing utensils, text books and storybooks, art supplies, and some sports equipment. Other service projects are working to increase conservation awareness in the area. The CITW Youth Park Fence Project is working to reduce human-wildlife conflict; this group accepts donated school supplies and other equipment.