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Matthew Brown

"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

"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 Place for Americans in Bamako

Hello to all Americans in Bamako! Would you like to meet fellow American expats in Bamako? Would you like to get insider suggestions from other Americans, e.g. where in Bamako your hometown team’s next match is shown on TV or where to get stuffed turkey?

We would like to invite you to become a member of InterNations Bamako. As a member of InterNations, you will have access to an active group of American expats, hailing from Washington D.C., Los Angeles, New York City and all regions of the USA.

Meet fellow Americans at our events in Bamako

Attend our monthly events and activities for Americans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Bamako Expat Guides

  • Moving to Bamako

    No matter where you're coming from, moving to Bamako will be a culture shock. The city is hot and humid; poor but busy; and diverse but traditional. Expats who move to Bamako will either love it or hate it, but give it a chance and it will stay in your heart forever. Find out more with the InterNations Expat Guide!
  • Living in Bamako

    Bamako is full of surprises, from its rich cultural heritage to the colorful clothing and multi-colored woven rugs. It is a poor city, but rich in character and there is a solid network of expats already living in Bamako. Find out more with the InterNations Expat Guide!
  • Working in Bamako

    Mali is in general a poor country and Bamako does not have a very strong economy making it hard for expats to find a job in Bamako. There are some tricks, however, to successfully entering the local job market and to make the most of it. Check out the InterNations Expat Guide for more information!

Forum Posts by Americans in Bamako

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Bamako expat forums.

American Expats in Bamako Help You With Their Advice

With InterNations, American expats in Bamako are able to find both the help they need as well as lots of valuable information. The "City On The Crocodile River" offers so much for expats to explore - our community helps you enjoy your stay to the fullest.

  • Look through our Members Network to connect with Bamako’s American expats.
  • Become active in our Expat Forums in order to find insider tips and suggestions from fellow American expats in Bamako.
  • Make full use of the Expat Guide for Bamako to obtain important information on your temporary home abroad.

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Bamako at Our Events

Our Bamako community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Bamako’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the sandstone massif of the Adrar des Ifoghas. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Mali in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Bamako!