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Matthew Brown

Living in Mali, from Great Britain

"As a development aid worker I am mostly busy near Timbouctou and Gao. InterNations helped me to exchange ideas with other development agencies."

Rikke Johansen

Living in Mali, from Denmark

"A friend recommended InterNations for my relocation to Mali. Glad I joined -- settling in Bamako was much easier with the help of fellow expats."

InterNations - a community of trust

InterNations - a trusted Network for Americans in Mali

  • Join our community and get to know members of Mali’s vibrant expat community
  • Receive reliable information and exchange insider tips about the Malian expat living
  • Meet fellow expatriates at top InterNations events in Bamako, Timbuktu and many other regions

InterNations – Connecting Americans living in Mali

Are you looking for fellow Americans in Mali? Do you need advice and tips from your American countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other American expats to discover attractions like the sandstone massif of the Adrar des Ifoghas together?

Whether you are already living as an expat in Mali or still residing at home in the USA to prepare your relocation abroad, InterNations Mali provides you with all you need: Founded in 2007, our trusted community has quickly established itself as the international networking platform for expats and global minds worldwide. Among our members there is also a number of American expats in Mali, hailing from all across the USA - from Los Angeles, over New York City to Washington D.C..

  American Expats in Mali Posted:


Hi Pelosse! I just text messaged you! I am interested!

Re: Looking for violin & flute teachers

We recently moved to Bamako, and I need to find a violin teacher for my children. While I'm aski...

Re: Looking for a French Tutor

Hello all, I am new in town for a job and need to improve my conversational French from mediocre to...

Re: Finding a house in BKO

Hi everyone! I just arrived in BKO and am looking for a house (possibly to share with the right per...

Re: LGBT expats in Bamako?

Hi all, I just arrived and am looking for social circles that are open and welcoming for all, espec...


Really sounds like a great idea!

Fellow Americans in Mali

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Receive Information and Tips about Mali from American Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Mali is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your American compatriots is also an important aspect of the expat experience and can help you get accustomed to the Malian culture and people. InterNations helps you meet and interact with other Americans in Mali, living in Bamako, Timbuktu, Kayes and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group of Americans in Bamako.

So, if you should ever feel like speaking your mother tongue, finding out where to shop for American food, or chatting about your favorite team’s latest match, join the American InterNations Community:

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from the USA in Mali.
  • Receive and share advice in our Mali Expat Forums – e.g. how to find a nanny speaking your kids’ native tongue or where to shop for stuffed turkey in Bamako...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Mali to find institutions like the nearest American embassy and many others.

From the sandstone massif of the Adrar des Ifoghas to the Inland Niger Delta, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly American expats in Mali.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow Americans in Mali

Additionally, you are cordially invited to participate in our regular expat events and activities taking place in Mali. Our events cover various interests and range from a small expat dinner to enjoy the traditional Malian tiga diga na, to big expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in Bamako's top locations. You may also join one of our expat excursions for a weekend trip to visit the fastest growing city in Africa, the one-time capital of the Kénédougou Empire, and other impressive landmarks across Mali.

This way, our events and activities are a very nice occasion to meet fellow expats from the USA and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Hello from our Americans living in Mali!

InterNations Members at a Glance
  • 87% of members have university degree
  • Members are 30 to 60 years old (average: 38)
  • Members come from 179 countries
  • 53% expat women
  • 47% expat men
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