Students Without Borders is a WUSC and CECI program that enables Canadian university and college students to participate in exciting, volunteer learning opportunities in South America, Africa, and Asia.

Author Archive: Alana

Bzzt bzzt! One year later…

It has been one year since I returned home from Peru. It has taken me that long to come to any sort of conclusions. So much happened during my last month in Peru. The original goals of my beekeeping project transformed along the course of my stay and in the end I wrote about a…

From Lima to the Andes

Lima, the capitol of Peru, is a place where close to 8 million people converge in a kaleidoscope of movement, sounds and colours. Within all the chaos there is a sense of grace and agile choreography. I spent the first two weeks of my placement in Lima.

Beekeeping…In Peru!

My roots are in Thunder Bay, Ontario a city situated on the North shore of Lake Superior among the Nor’Wester mountain range amidst the boreal forest. I spent the first 20 years of my life living in and exploring this place where I developed a great love for the outdoors and a curiosity about the…