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: Gayle

Time really has gone by fast!

It’s only four more weeks to go before my placement ends. Time really has gone by fast! I have been feeling homesick but I am having an incredible time and am fortunate enough to have this opportunity to come, learn and experience so much. I am also super lucky to continue travelling once my placement…

Dumela!

Time has gone by quickly since my last report. I can’t believe that I have been here over a month. There are many times when I really miss home, especially Kenny, our kittens, family and friends. I also miss other things I took for granted like feeling safe to walk alone at night, eating a…

Dumela! Le kae? Hello! How are you?

I wanted to share with you some of my experiences from my first two weeks in Botswana. It has been eventful and very interesting. I am constantly learning and discovering new things about this country’s social, historical, political, environmental and cultural aspects. My first impression of Gaborone is that it is quite a modern city.…

Gayle Schroeder Bio

My name is Gayle Schroeder and this past February I graduated from the Sociology and Collaborative International Development Studies (CIDS) program at the University of Guelph. I am thrilled to be going to Gaborone, Botswana to work in the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) Gender Unit as a Program Assistant. I am passionate and committed…