The total cost of volunteering is divided into two parts: the registration fee, which is paid to reserve your spot (210€), and the program cost, which is paid separately at a later date.

Teaching Volunteer Program

210€ per week

Environmental Conservation Volunteer Program

210€ per week

Fishing Volunteer Program

210€ per week

If your currency is not specified in the table, you can convert your costs here.

What is included in what I am paying?

  • Administrative costs
  • Assistance from Cooperating Volunteers staff at all times
  • Airport pick-up and transportation to your project
  • 1 orientation day
  • Introduction to Malawi’s culture
  • Accommodation
  • 3 meals from Monday to Friday and 2 meals on Saturday and Sunday
  • Periodic evaluation meetings during your program
  • 24/7 support from our local staff members
  • Volunteer certificate upon completion (available upon request)

What additional costs will volunteers have?

Visa, flights, travel insurance (mandatory), criminal background check (mandatory), vaccinations, return airport transfer from the program, other expenses

(*** Volunteers in Malawi generally find that €20 (US$25, approx.) per week is sufficient for basic living expenses)