Number of people served in 2020: 11,662

As of March 2018, more than 37,000 refugees had fled to Malawi from countries throughout Africa including Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Nearly 34,000 refugees live in Dzaleka refugee camp near Malawi’s capital city of Lilongwe. 

See Our Work

Refugees play basketball at the Dzaleka refugee camp. (Jesuit Refugee Service)
Hugo, community journalist, in action with his camera in the Dzaleka refugee camp. (Sarah Morsheimer / JRS)
Students celebrate their graduation from the HEM's Diploma programme run by JRS. (Garrett Berghoff)
Pumping water from a well in the Dzaleka refugee camp. (Sarah Morsheimer / Jesuit Refugee Service)



JRS Malawi Country Director:

To be appointed

Project locations: 

Dzaleka refugee camp 

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