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: Alexandra Meierhans

Goodbye Awaso and hello cold Canada!

I just left Awaso a week ago and it’s all I can think about! I organized a big going away party for my last day there and about 30 people showed up ready to see me off. I have never been so sad to leave a place as that day and it was one of…

It’s been a crazy month in Ghana so far…

Hi from Awaso, It’s been a crazy month in Ghana so far, but I wouldn’t trade it for the world! The people are absolutely amazing and the kids are hilarious. Every time I enter a classroom the whole class stands up and says, “good morning teacher.” I then have to reply back, “good morning class,…

Getting ready to Ghana! (Kanaso School Project)

My name is Alexandra and I’m a fourth year student in political science and communications at the University of Ottawa. I Will be doing a placemnt in Ghana as an extra curricular activities assistant. This means I will work in primary schools to design and implement gender neutral extra curricular activities, so that all the…