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: Gina Mathew

Back from Accra-Ghana

GINA MATHEW- Accra, Ghana Jan 09-Mar 09. It is exactly one month ago to the day that I boarded the plane in Accra to return to Toronto. It seems like a lifetime ago and a world away, the tan is fading, the relaxed feeling I had a month ago has been encroached upon by the…

Time is going by soooo quickly !

The first half of this trip has been spent getting to understand the country, culture; getting around the city; and learning about my placement. The country-culture in Accra is a blend of post-colonial formality, combined with a warmth and kindness of Ghanian folk. In Toronto, where the blackberry, pager, text message, video and tele-conferences demand…

Ghana! (Theatre for a Change)

Hello! My name is Gina Mathew and I’m a second year student enrolled in the Community Work program at George Brown College in Toronto. I am also studying on a part-time basis for a certificate in Emergency Management-Public Health. After receiving degrees in economics and geography and working for 10 years as a Quality Assurance…