Bringing a school group to Africa is an incredible opportunity for students and teachers to have unique outside the classroom learning experiences. RSC work with your group to help put together and support partnerships with inspirational local community initiatives across Malawi, providing extra-ordinary learning opportunities. With an office in both the UK and Malawi, we provide a full package of services covering UK insurances & liabilities and on the ground logistical set up and support, working with you and your team from start to finish.

We very much look forward to welcoming you to Malawi and helping you develop tomorrow’s global citizens!

School Visits

Want to tell your students about life in Malawi? Want practical examples of the UN Global Goals? We are now offering Global Citizenship talks at schools across the UK.

Just drop us a line and we can arrange a date to suit...

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Scotland Malawi Partnership

RSC are an active member of The Scotland Malawi Partnership. Scotland's links with Malawi date back to 1859 and the travels of Scottish explorer Dr. David Livingstone. Today, more than 94,000 Scots and 198,000 Malawians are actively involved in community-led partnerships between the two nations. The Scotland Malawi Partnership exists to help coordinate, represent and support the many people-to-people and community-to-community links between Scotland and Malawi. We are an independent, politically-neutral charity core funded by the Scottish Government.

Itineraries
Local School Partnership

Day 1

Your first day in Malawi. Meet your RSC Guide and travel to your linked school. A welcome reception will kick start your experience and you will join the school in singing and dancing to celebrate your arrival- Malawi style! Spend the day acclimatising at the school and meeting the teachers and pupils. Accommodation is in a nearby hostel (BB)

Day 2

Arrive at the school after breakfast and get started on your planned activities. Assist the teachers with their lessons, run drama and craft workshops, take part in afternoon activities. Return to your hostel for supper with your RSC Guide. (BB)

Day 3

School Based Activities.

Assistant Teaching Playing Sport Drama and Art

Day 4

School Based Activities.

Assistant Teaching Playing Sport Drama and Art

Day 5

School Based Activities.

Assistant Teaching Playing Sport Drama and Art

Day 6

School Based Activities.

Assistant Teaching Playing Sport Drama and Art

Day 7

Travel to Liwonde National Park for a
day safari on the Shire River & in 4x4 vehicles. After your safari you will drive on to Lake Malawi arriving in the late afternoon. Spend the evening on the Lake
of Stars with supper on the beach. (BB) 

Day 8

A day spent on the shores of Lake Malawi. Chill on the beach in a hammock, or head out on a boat trip or kayak to a nearby island for a picnic lunch. Life on Lake Malawi moves a little slower and is ideal for some much needed rest and relaxation whilst soaking up the local culture (BB)

Day 9

Arrive back at your linked school and continue your prepared activities. A fun afternoon activity might be a mini olympics competition- a great way to get the whole school involved!

Day 10

School Based Activities.

Assistant Teaching Playing Sport Drama and Art

Day 11

School Based Activities.

Assistant Teaching Playing Sport Drama and Art

Day 12

School Based Activities.

Assistant Teaching Playing Sport Drama and Art

Day 13

School Based Activities.

Assistant Teaching Playing Sport Drama and Art

Day 14

Your last day with your linked school. An end of trip party is a lovely way to finish the trip off. Your school will want to say thank you and it is great excuse to have some local Malawian food and learn how to dance with your fellow students- Malawi style! 

Costs from: £1,200 pp

Village Youth Community Project

Day 1

Meet your RSC Guide and travel to your linked community. The youth group will be there to greet you and tell you about what you will be doing over the coming days. Accommodation is in a nearby hostel.

Day 2

Arrive in the village and meet the Youth Group for a morning briefing and village walk to acclimatise to your surroundings. The afternoon will be spent preparing your week & meeting the local chief.

Day 3

Your project days aim to immerse students in village life. Activities can involve:

Homebased Care and Healthcare Team work. Assisting with the youth library project Working on the tree seedling project

Youth group workshops designed to tackle key development challenges.

Day 4

Youth group workshops designed to tackle key development challenges

Day 5

Youth group workshops designed to tackle key development challenges.

Day 6

Youth group workshops designed to tackle key development challenges.

Day 7

Head off after breakfast and drive to Lake Malawi. Arrive for lunch and take a snorkelling trip in the fresh waters of Lake Malawi. Spend the evening under the stars eating supper on the beach. (BB) 

Day 8

A day spent on the shores of Lake Malawi. Chill on the beach in a hammock or head out on kayak to a nearby island. (BB)

Day 9

Arrive back at your community and settle back into village life. You might decide to join the youth group in preparing a day of workshops and drama at the local village school.

Day 10

Your project days aim to immerse students in village life. Activities can involve Homebased Care and Healthcare Team work, assisting with the youth library project or working on the tree seedling project.

Day 11

Youth group workshops designed to tackle key development challenges.

Day 12

Youth group workshops designed to tackle key development challenges.

Day 13

Youth group workshops designed to tackle key development challenges.

Day 14

Your last day with the youth group. A great way to finish the experience is a village party - learn to cook local Malawian food and learn to dance - Malawi style! It is a wonderful way to complete your stay and cement your new friendships. 

Costs from: £1,200 pp

Global Development Workshops

Day 1

Meet your RSC Guide and transfer to your Blantyre based hotel. Evening orientation briefing over dinner. (BB)

Day 2

Transfer to Mulanje Mountain (1 hour south of Blantyre). Spend the following day learning about climate change challenges, deforestation and wildlife on the reserve, including hiking to a nearby waterfall for a refreshing swim. (BB)

Day 3

After breakfast transfer 1 hr to the beautiful tea estates of Thyolo for a day of workshops and interactive learning on the sustainable practices and fair trade methods of Malawi's first Fair Trade Tea Estate (try out their huge selection of specialist teas!) (SC)

Day 4

Today you will visit a working sugar estate to learn about fair trade methods of Malawi's leading sugar producer. Spend lunch at their local wildlife reserve before arriving at your safari lodge for an evening game drive. (FB) 

Day 5

Rise early to the sounds of the bush. Take a safari drive through Majete Wildlife Reserve with a talk on conservation activities in Malawi, with a focus on deforestation, the Black Rhino & poaching. (FB)

Day 6

Homestay 1: Visit one of our community based organisations to volunteer in a project and take part in painting a classroom, renovating a hut or similar activities depending on the project's needs assessments at the time. Stay with a local family and take part in their daily lives learning about their cultural traditions. (FB)

Day 7

Homestay 2: Visit one of our community based organisations to volunteer in a project and take part in painting a classroom, renovating a hut or similar activities depending on the project's needs assessments at the time. Stay with a local family and take part in their daily lives learning about their cultural traditions. (FB)

Day 8

After a village breakfast and Malawian farewell- plenty of dancing! Head back to Blantyre for a final meal with your guide and summary workshop of your trip at the RSC Travel Barn. A chance to pick up some curios for your family and visit the local market. (BB)

Day 9

A farewell breakfast with your RSC Guide before heading to the airport and connecting with your international flight. 

Costs from: £995 pp

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Classrooms for Malawi

Classrooms for Malawi is a network of volunteer groups  based in Scotland. We work throughout Malawi to improve places of education in some of the world’s poorest communities. We undertake a comprehensive building programme working with volunteers, schools, businesses, community groups, local authorities and other charities to facilitate work in Malawi.

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Our Booking Process

Our booking process aims to make planning a trip to Malawi easy and hassle free. We have offices in both England and Malawi and can assist your group throughout the whole process.

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Step 1
Get in Touch

Click the link below, fill out a form 
and we will be back in touch with you. Or simply pick up the phone and 
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Step 2
Tailor Your Trip

We will work with you to tailor your perfect trip. We are brimming with local knowledge and can help you get exactly what you want.

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Fundraise

Now you have your prefect trip organised you need to get others involved. We will send you a pack to help raise awareness.

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Seal The Deal

You have the trip organised, you have loads of people signed up, so your ready. Lets go to Malawi!

Each journey is designed around you and your needs, fill in the details below and start your journey today.
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