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: Jessica Downing

This is the end my friend

Living in Botswana for the past 3 months has presented many challenges and many rewards. Realizing now that it is all coming to an end brings a lot of sadness to my heart because I have fallen in love with this beautiful country. I remember before my departure meeting a lady who did a WUSC placement in…

Promoting healthy living together in Botswana!

I am entering my third week here in Botswana and what a ride it has been already. I am trying to get used to the slower pace in which things are done here although the outcomes are just as fabulous! Working with CEYOHO is a thrill, my workmates are all wonderful and they put so…

First blog entry

Hello! My name is Jessica Downing and I am finishing up my fourth year at the University of Ottawa in Conflict Studies and Human Rights. I have always wanted to travel and with the aid of my studies I would like to take what I have learned in the classroom in order to enhance my…