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: Devin Morrow

Mid-placement in Sri Lanka: rice and curry and Batticaloa

Last May, Stephanie Nolen at the Globe and Mail wrote a fascinating article on LTTE (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam) leader Velupillai Prabhakaran. Two weeks later, the Sri Lankan government and army proclaimed the death of Prabhakaran, and a “victory” over the nationalist group that had controlled the North and East of Sri Lanka for…

Winnipeg to Southeast Asia to Sri Lanka

As I write this, I’m sitting in an internet cafe in Hanoi, Vietnam, sorting out last minute paperwork in all sorts of time zones to figure out who has fax machines on at 4am in Canada. I’m Devin Morrow, and I’m trying to figure out how to get to Batticaloa Town, Sri Lanka, in three weeks,…