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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:

Re: Housing

Hi all! I am looking for a place for the months of November and December - ideally a room in a ...

Re: Looking for temp. house to rent in Bamako

Myself and a few expats are looking to rent a house in bamako for the months of Jan and Feb. Any id...

Re: Dog Friendly Places

Hello! I'm hoping to find out where are some fun, safe places to take my dog off-leash to run ...


Sorry for the too late reply. The US Embassy did host a large party but it was invite only to host...

Re: Seeking housing in Bamako

Hi! I just arrived in Bamako, where I'll be working for an international NGO for the next 4 months....


You may want to visit before you move, I am a US citizen and married a Malian citizen. I have spent...

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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