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: Bianca Staltari

“See You Later”

Leaving Damongo was one of the hardest things I ever had to do. My internship was, without a doubt, the most incredible experience of my life. To be honest, I have had trouble putting it into words. The experience I had in Damongo was one that could not be taught through books or in a…

Small Town, Big Lessons

It is safe to say that I am completely settled in and absolutely loving my new home in Northern Ghana. I live in Damongo, which is the capital of the West Gonja District. It is a small rural town with plenty of schools, power outages, amazing people, and a huge water issue. Yet I still…

Pre-Departure Thoughts!

In less than two months I will be arriving in Ghana for my three month internship! I am currently in my third year at the University of Ottawa studying International Development and Globalization. I love traveling, playing soccer, and working with kids and therefore cannot wait to start my internship in Ejura, Ghana. I chose…