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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.

InterNations – Connecting French living in Mali

Are you looking for fellow French in Mali? Do you need advice and tips from your French countrymen? Or would you like to go for a trip with other French 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 France 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 French expats in Mali, hailing from all across France - from Nice, over Lyon to Paris.

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    From France, living in Bamako
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    From France, living in Bamako
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    From France, living in Bamako
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    From France, living in Bamako
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    From France, living in Bamako

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

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Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow French in our Mali expat forums.

  • Is it wise to move with a 6 month old to Bamako?
    9 replies
    Sep 20, 10:59 AM
    Community member

    Hi, I'm here since two weeks and wouldn't have see a reason against moving here with a small child. What are your doubts? You can also write a private message Kind regards Fabienne

  • what about life in Bamako?
    1 reply
    Jan 16, 1:05 PM
    Community member

    Hey! I imagine you are already here? So Bamako is calm and safe, no porblems for a french (or white) woman to walk around during day time, Malian people are very keen and helpfull! Then you have …

  • Moving to Bamako?
    10 replies
    Apr 5, 9:15 AM
    Community member

    Thanks

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Receive Information and Tips about Mali from French Expats

Obviously, embarking on expat life in Mali is not only about packing boxes and getting some paperwork done. The regular exchange with your French 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 French in Mali, living in Bamako, Timbuktu, Kayes and many other places across the country. Just take a look at our group ofFrench in Bamako.

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

  • Browse our high-quality expat network to find like-minded expatriates from France 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 foie gras in Bamako...
  • Browse the InterNations Places database for Mali to find institutions like the nearest French 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 French expats in Mali.

Take Part in Various Expat Activities to Meet Fellow French 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 France and around the world in a casual atmosphere. Interested? Sign up for membership and you’ll soon be welcomed with a warm Bonjour from our French living in Mali!

  • 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.

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