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.

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Back From Ghana!

So I am back in Canada now. The last few weeks in Ghana were really amazing. We finished up the rest of the workshops in Yendi. By the end of our time there we had visited every school in the Yendi Municipality. At times the workshops were challenging because some of the girls did not…

Half way…Ghana Gender Advocacy

I have been in Ghana now for about 1 ½ months which is almost exactly half way. I cannot believe how fast time flies by here! After about 10 days in Accra and Tamale I finally arrived in Yendi, a town in the Northern Region of Ghana that I am living in for my 3…

Getting Ready!

My name is Billie Leslie.  I am a second year Anthropology student at the University of Victoria.  I am participating in the Student’s Without Boarders Program as a Gender Advocacy Assistant for my first Co-op work term.  I am particularly excited to be involved with the Gender Advocacy position because it relates closely to the…