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: Josianne

Retour au Canada

Dumela! Me voici à la douzième et dernière semaine au Botswana! Ah que le temps a passé vite! C`est comme si j`étais arrivée hier! Je n`en reviens simplement pas que ça fait déjà douze semaines que je suis ici. Je me souviens quand il me restait 10 semaines, 8 semaines, 5 semaines. Mais aujourd`hui mes…

Me voila déjà rendu à ma septième semaine au Botswana

Dumela! Me voila déjà rendu à ma septième semaine au Botswana. Que le temps passe vite! Parfois je dois me pincer pour réaliser que je suis vraiment ici! Les journées passent si vite! L’atmosphère au SOS Children’s Village est si amicale et si chaleureuse que je ne vois pas les journées passer. Je suis maintenant…

Hello everybody! (Or like they would say in Botswana: ‘Dumela’!)

I am now in Botswana! I have been here for almost 3 weeks now. The first week I stayed in Gaborone. Gaborone is the capital of Botswana. It is the largest city here. We are 9 volunteers from Canada in Botswana for this semester. During the first week, we had our in-country orientation. We learned…

Botswana: Pre-departure Biograpgy

Hello, My name is Josianne Bourdeau I am a 24 year old caucasian woman. I was born in Ottawa on the 26th of May 1985. I grew up in a small community in East of Ottawa named Embrun. In that same community, I went thru out primary and secondary school. I graduated in 2003 from…