CULTURE WEEK 2018
Open all year, starting on Mondays, participation fee 210€ per week. Program runs Mon-Fri (free weekends). Mandatory to start the programme.
- Code : G/MW/CW2018
- Dispo : 5M / 5F (Total Part 10)
- Langue du Projet : ENG / ENG
- Age : 18 - 98
The Green Lion
Learning about the culture and lifestyle is one of the most important aspects of travelling. Knowing how to interact with locals, understanding the do’s and don’ts will help you fully appreciate your new surroundings. Our Malawi Culture week aims to prepare you well for this! During the program, you will learn all the basics of Malawi’s local culture and history, explore the location and new surroundings, learn how to cook Malawian food, take part in the sightseeing, and more. It goes without saying that you will also get the chance to meet other participants like yourself and make new friends! By the end of this program we believe you will have more respect and confidence as a guest of Malawi.
About the Accommodation : You will be accommodated in our center. It is quite basic and you will share your room with other participants. There are shared western style, flushable toilets. There are limited laundry facilities so expect to wash your clothes by hand. All participants are expected to be environmentally aware and to use all resources with restraint, especially water, paper and electricity. You will be expected to clean up yourself, and to play your part to keep the accommodation neat and organized. Food Arrangements : Malawian food will served mainly, along with some European food. You can expect meat, vegetables, potatoes, eggs, bread, rice spaghetti and more.
Mangochi is coastal town sited between Lakes Malawi and Malombe. Previously called Fort Johnston during colonial times, it is known as a lake town with a lot of water and fishing activities. Although a small township with a population of 50,000, necessities are nearby to assist you during your stay. It is also full of culture and history and it’s always interesting to walk through the small town.