Volunteer in Malawi

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Muslim Hands are back with another incredible trip of a lifetime, giving you the chance to travel abroad and see the work we do on the ground.

Join our team for a hands-on experience in Chiradzulu, Malawi, working with our field office and the local community. You'll get involved with our Muslim Hands School of Excellence and get an insight on other local projects.

Travel with the team from the 11th - 19th of August 2018.

With only 20 spaces - register now to avoid disappointment.

Details

Date

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Venue

Chiradzulu, Malawi

Testimonials

Over the past 2 years, groups of MH volunteers travelled abroad to get involved in our educational, water, health, community and livelihood projects on the ground. Here are some accounts of their experiences:

"My time there was one of the most amazing times of my life. Staying at the complex was a blast, the people, the orphanage and the food all more than exceeded my expectations." - Ruhul Amin Akhand, Volunteer in Pakistan 2016

"I feel truly blessed to be able to have been in an eye-opening and heart-warming trip, I would advise people to go on such a trip at least once in their lifetime." - Sidra Raoof Chaudry, Volunteer in Kashmir 2017

"Going out there and seeing the work that's done by the locals and the charity has given me a wakeup call and a dose of reality. I can truly say that is by far the best week of my life so far and I would recommend it to anyone to go out there and experience what I experienced!" - Juweyria Abdullahi, Volunteer in West Africa 2018


Children of Malawi

For children in developing countries, there's a lack of opportunities to break out of a cycle of poverty and access to education, food and medical care are not guaranteed. At Muslim Hands, we firmly believe education is a doorway out of poverty as it empowers people to build a better future for themselves and their families. In 2012, the Muslim Hands School of Excellence in Malawi was established, which has focused on providing a free education to orphaned and needy children from the local community, Chiradzulu.

However, due to lack of facilities and classrooms, there are many children in Chiradzulu out of education. With your support we want to build more classrooms and facilities to meet the demand and redevelop the existing school structure, creating a sustainable and quality learning environment for the orphaned and needy children.

Q. Who can take part?

A. Anyone aged 18 or above, who is looking for a unique experience, with a passion to give back to those less fortunate. The group will consist of 20 individuals of various backgrounds, so to be able to work in a team is paramount.

A positive and enthusiastic attitude is crucial as you will face challenges in fundraising and on the ground. Therefore cooperating and communicating with others and in particular our team is also essential.

Q. What do I need to do to take part?

A. Each participant is required to pay a registration fee of R5000 to secure a space. On top of this, each participant is also required to raise a minimum of R45000 sponsorship money that will support the redevelopment of the Muslim Hands School of Excellence in Malawi.

Q. What does the trip include?

A. Flights, accommodation, meals and travel on the ground is included for each participant confirmed on the trip.

You can find more information on what is and what is not included in our Information Pack for Volunteer in Malawi.

Q. When and where is this going to take place?

A. The dates of Volunteer in Malawi are from the 11th of August to the 19th of August. The team will be travelling to Blantyre from SA and working in Chiradzulu, where our school is based.

A level of flexibility is required for travel dates.

Q. What will the trip consist of?

A. Volunteers will have the opportunity to get involved in various activities at the Muslim Hands School of Excellence in Malawi, as well as visit other local projects in water, livelihood and Masjids.

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Questions?

If you have any questions or would like further information please contact us.

We aim to reply within two working days, however this may take longer during busy periods.

Muslim Hands ZA

Established in 1996, Muslim Hands South Africa is an aid agency and NGO aiming to help those affected by natural disasters, conflict and poverty. It is a branch of Muslim Hands UK established in 1993 in Nottingham.