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: Emilie

Lessons learned from working in Botswana

It’s impossible to summarize such an amazing summer (or winter for Botswana) into a few blogs. I have learned so much about myself, how to live alone and make friends in a place that is completely new and unknown. It’s quite remarkable to realize that you can survive and adapt well to a new environment,…

Lessons Learned from Botswana

It’s impossible to summarize such an amazing summer (or winter for Botswana) into a few blogs. I have learned so much about myself, how to live alone and make friends in a place that is completely new and unknown. It’s quite remarkable to realize that you can survive and adapt well to a new environment,…

Thusano Lefatsheng (Our World Working Together)

husano Lefatsheng (Our World Working Together) Work has officially started a few weeks ago. I am working for an NGO (non-governmental organization) called Thusano Lefatsheng (TL), which means something like ?communities helping each other?. It works to reduce poverty in remote areas of Botswana through the sustainable use of natural resources. They work with communities…

From Waterloo To Botswana

My name is Emilie Morin; I am from the University of Waterloo in fourth year Environment and Business. I am from Ottawa, Ontario and have been interested in world issues since a young age. Like the many others that will be volunteering with SWB, I wished to see first-hand what was really going on in…