Members receive free copies of the Society Journal, published twice a year, plus free admission to all talks and trips arranged by the Society.

The Journal publishes articles on a wide variety of topics related to Malawi. It welcomes contributions both from academics and non-academics.

Members also have free access to the Library and Archive of the Society, based at Mandala House, Mandala, Blantyre.

To become a member, Please get in touch with the Society by email

Our membership year runs from January to December

Membership annual fees:

  • Temporary visitors, including volunteers MK1,000.00 (Excl. Journal)
  • Malawi residents, family membership MK7,000.00
  • Malawi Corporate or Schools membership MK50,000.00
  • Overseas members – Individuals GBP25 or USD40
  • Overseas members – Institutions GBP50 or USD80

The Society is a charity and is therefore dependent on membership fees and donations. It is most grateful for the long-standing support of the Beit Trust. The French motor dealer CFAO has also been most generous in housing the Library and Archive on the first floor of the historic building, Mandala House, Mandala.

We would like to recognise the following for supporting the Society of Malawi in various capacities. We appreciate their support.



Savjani & Co

Press Holdings



Other Supporters and Partners

WESM (Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi

La Caverna

School Memberships

Phoenix Internal Primary School

Saint Andrews International School