Go beyond the headlines and experience the people, wildlife, and wonders of the “Warm Heart of Africa”.
This landlocked nation is home to some 15 million people and a wide array of wildlife. Our programs in Malawi have been designed to educate students on vital issues affecting the world today and is based on Future Earth’s model of sustainable development and environmental conservation. It provides an all-encompassing overview of development that gives students a ‘passport for life,’ including workshops on Wildlife, Environmental Conservation, Healthcare, Education and Fair Trade. The studies take place in an environment that is hands-on and participatory, encouraging students to actively learn and put their classroom lessons into a practical context. The experiences and knowledge gained will provide students with a passport to a wide variety of future careers alongside helping to develop the necessary skills to succeed, such as communication, adaptability and leadership. By linking groups together with on-the-ground ‘agents of change’ we promote transformational learning that sets students up to become successful and responsible citizens.
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“I can honestly say that this was the best 10 days of my entire life. I feel as though I have grown as a person, and that I have made lifelong connections. This experience changed my life, so thank you very much to the entire Envoys staff!”— Eliza C. , Student, Hingham Japan 2015
“Envoys was at the top of their game from start to finish. What initially interested me was their focus on curriculum during pre-departure meetings and the program itself. Envoys cares deeply about the experience of the participants and faculty. [They] constantly ask for constructive criticism and make changes when necessary.”— Joe Vogel , Executive Director, Global Education Benchmark Group
“The Envoys Staff were exceptionally committed to us and to the goals of our trip. They were thoughtful, kind, caring, friendly, with great sense of humor, yet serious in their connection to the ethos of professional development that was our trip’s purpose. I was struck over and over again by how they literally RAN to be in the right place to respond to any given situation.”— Constance , Traveling Faculty, Friends Seminary Colombia 2016