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: Elisabeth Lacombe

Week 6…mid-point…Say what?

      As a continuation of my previous blog, this is reality…it’s already the half way point!        Let me fill you in on my local internship Organization. Hidaya Faith Based Organization (HIFABO) was initiated in 2005 by the Muslim community of Malosa who recognized the dire need for a free of charge nursery or early childhood…

A warm welcome in the « Warm Heart of Africa »

      September 14th is the memorable and special day I met my soon to be volunteer co-workers as well as the day I got settled with my Malawian host family. I was looking forward to this day! After all the pre-departure and in-country preparations and orientations, my internship was about to start!        I sat…

Biography

Allo! I’m Elisabeth Lacombe, a 21 year old francophone woman. I’m a 4th year student majoring in social work with a minor in psychology at the University of Ottawa. I’ve lived in Ottawa, Ontario, all my life but I was able to travel a bit during my childhood thanks to my older brother’s, Alexandre, engagement…