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05 January 2009
A journey from within by Rosie Williams
MSF's Camp in Your City tours major cities so that the public can learn directly from MSF fieldworkers how life works in a refugee camp. (R. Williams)
Adelaide, Australia: What makes your average lab technician pack it all in to volunteer in Africa? An interview with Olivia Yacoub, a volunteer with MSF.  Read article
More about: Australia  Liberia  Health
20 June 2007
Five-country cross-national study on civic service and volunteering in SADC  
VOSESA has conducted a cross-national study on civic service and volunteering in five southern African countries: Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The study focused on the form and extent of civic service programmes in these countries.  Read article
19 June 2007
Research Partnerships Build the Service Field in Africa 
This research demonstrates how different actors in the South African region are co-operating to address the human development challenges in the five countries - Botswana, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The service initiatives reported on contribute to developing knowledge and good practice, and demonstrate the role that service and volunteering can play in promoting the achievement of national social development goals and priorities.   Read article
15 March 2007
Volunteers knit 75,000 caps for Malawian babies  
Alima Mzanga, 22, receives a baby cap for her 4-day-old daughter made by Pamela Owen of Little Rock, Arkansas, as part of Save the Children's campaign to newborns' lives. (Save the Children USA/2007)
Lilongwe, Malawi: Efforts to reduce infant mortality in Malawi got a boost today as U.S. and Malawi officials marked the arrival of 75,000 baby caps made by volunteer knitters and crocheters throughout the U.S. as part of Save the Children's campaign to save newborn lives worldwide.   Read article
31 January 2006
Malawi: Villages get cracking to become MDG achievers 
Johannesburg, South Africa: The UN Millennium Village Project is giving 11 Malawian hamlets the chance to break free from the cycle of poverty. About 55,000 people in the settlements, spread across the country, are participating in the five-year project aimed at finding practical solutions to the problems preventing countries from achieving the UN's poverty - slashing Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.  Read article


Related links
Wildlife Action Group 
The Wildlife Action Group is a non-governmental, non-profit organization working to protect Malawi's wildlife and environment. Its volunteer programme allows to develop a practical knowledge of wildlife and life in the bush and to have a lasting positive impact on the environment.  Visit site
Former Scottish First Minister backs Malawi volunteer appeal 
Former Scottish First Minister Jack McConnell, who was recently appointed as British High Commissioner for Malawi, has thrown his full weight behind a drive to get Malawians in diaspora to volunteer back in their homeland.  Visit site
Related blog entries
30 November 2006, 10:06
Malawi focuses on youth & volunteering 
Youth and volunteering will be the main theme for Malawi's IVD celebrations. Together with several volunteer agencies, volunteers will visit the children's ward in Kamuzu Central Hospital and an exhibition of volunteers' work will also be on display.  Read entry
From: IVD 2006 Blog