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: Fiona

Back from Gaborone…!

The last part of my placement was a bit of a challenge as ST relocated to its permanent location in the Eco-Park. Unfortunately, the power was not connected in time for the move, but we were told it would only take up to two weeks to have it installed. This was not the case as…

Somarelang Tikologo

I have been in Gaborone, Botswana for almost two months now. I have been volunteering with Somarelang Tikologo (Environment Watch Botswana) which in a Non Governmental Organization devoted to waste management, resource conservation and environmental planning. My role is to assist with fundraising, marketing and public relations for the organization and have been given many…

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone…

My name is Fiona and I am a 3rd year marketing student at the University of Lethbridge. I am originally from Bow Island, a town of 1800 people in Southern Alberta. The last two summers I have been employed by the town and was responsible for organizing community events. This experience, along with my marketing…