Newsletter September 2023

It’s been quiet a cold and rainy last couple of months over in the bay, but we’re so glad that September has come with abundant sunshine and a beautifully calm lake – hello summer! And hello to you! Let’s get right to business, with our new workspace! This will be the perfect place for our interns, … Read more

Newsletter May 2023

Firstly, we want to share a big big congratulations to Talwiss our reception manager, who has just given birth to a beautiful baby boy. A heart felt welcome to baby Hope, and also welcome to you lovely lot to our first 2023 newsletter, updating you on the work going into our Butterfly projects. Meanwhile, our … Read more

Newsletter December 2022

Cheers to wrapping up our 15th year as Butterfly Space and to all your continuous support! The work we have been able to accomplish in these 15 years with the lodge & community development projects would not have been possible without your contributions. We can never say thank you enoughđź’™ We’ve been keeping busy these … Read more

Newsletter August 2022

What a whirlwind winter these past couple of months have been! Holly and Stefan have returned to the UK for a bit, while Josie and AJ made it back to Malawi from their visits home, along with previous intern Amanda. The team on the ground is flourishing as we have welcomed multiple volunteers/interns across various projects with … Read more

Newsletter March 2022

Our renovations have continued from the bar’s new lounge area, to a revamped restaurant! With a brand new roof that has been extended to shelter more tables, it soars into the sky and lets in so much light….and the monkeys love it too! Friday has released a new menu for Mkana Cafe, with some tasty … Read more

Newsletter December 2021

A Volunteer Community Project in Malawi December 2021 NewsletterWe have happily been fully reopened since our last newsletter in August. The lodge and projects have been lively and we are thankful to be back to work! We have organised barbecues and boat trips which contribute to the energetic atmosphere of the bar and have brought … Read more

Newsletter August 2021

A Volunteer Community Project in Malawi Re-opening after Covid-19 March – August 2021By the Butterfly Crew; Josie, Alice, Holly, Stefan and Imogen!One year on from our last newsletter which announced our temporary closure, we are pleased to announce we have survived this strange year and are looking forward to things finally getting back to a new version of normal. … Read more

What It Was Like Volunteering In Malawi At Butterfly Space In Nkhata Bay

Londoners in Sydney, Volunteer in Malawi, Butterfly Space

HomeWorld TravelAfrica What It Was Like Volunteering In Malawi At Butterfly Space In Nkhata BayBy AnnieLast updated:April 30, 2021 SEE FULL BLOG POST HERE…. What It Was Like Volunteering In Malawi At Butterfly Space In Nkhata Bay SharePinShareTweetEmail If you’re thinking of volunteering in Africa, find out what it was like when we spent two months volunteering … Read more

The Best Things to Do Around Lake Malawi

Butterfly Space Eco Lodge, Malawi, volunteering, accommodation, lodges

READ FULL POST HERE There are many thrilling activities to be enjoyed at the beautiful waters of Lake Malawi. Tourists from across the world visit Malawi, the warm heart of Africa, to have memorable experiences of activities that are inspiring and exciting around the vast waters. The following are some of the activities to enjoy … Read more

Malawi: collaborating with Butterfly Space, a community project in the small town of Nkhata Bay

Volunteering in Malawi, Butterfly Space, Eco Lodge, Nkhata Bay

See full blog post here…… After spending about five days in northern Malawi , I reached Nkhata Bay, a town on the northwestern shore of the lake. There I settled in Butterfly Space, a lodge for travelers but also a project to try to contribute to the community in different ways. It is run by Josie and Alice, two English girls who … Read more