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: Joyce Mankarios

Missing Ghana!!

It feels like just yesterday that I was back in Walewale, with the sun blazing, looking at donkeys outside my window and seeing dozens of bright-eyed children walking to school everyday. But it’s already been over a month now that I left Ghana and I’m back into my regular routine of school and work in…

Wale[squared]

Greetings!! Time is going by so fast! When we first arrived in Ghana, we spent a week in the capital (Accra) where we were able to tour some of the country. We went to Cape Coast and visited the slave castles where slaves used to be bought and sold during the slave trade. Yesterday, Lauren…

Going, going Ghana!

Hello there! My name is Joyce Mankarios and I am a fourth year student in the International Development and Globalization program at the University of Ottawa. In January, I will be off to Ghana in the Northern region of Walewale (I love that name!) where I will be working as a gender advocacy assistant with…