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: Kelsey Comeau

Kathmandu or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Nepal

Well it’s somehow already been three months which means I only have one week left before I’m dropped off at the airport to do my thirty-one hour flight all over again. I genuinely can’t believe how quick the time has gone by and don’t understand how about half-way through my placement I thought “this is…

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Earlier this week the wonderful Heather messaged me with a million and one questions about my life here in Nepal, and I love her for it. Fun fact: Heather’s going to Ghana next term to work with LAWA Ghana (an NGO promoting public policy on women’s rights in Ghana) through a uOttawa internship! Here’s how…

Tebul. It’s Like Table.

Don’t let the title fool you- most of the Nepali language bares absolutely no resemblance to English. Yes, I technically only know languages based in the Latin alphabet, but I can write my name in Hebrew and, dammit, that should count for something! This week has been spent in full-day language training with other interns…

Accepted in Nepal!

After checking my e-mail constantly for the past month since my final interview with Students Without Borders (SWB) I woke up this morning to ‘Accepted in Nepal’! I don’t think I can even begin to properly express how excited I am to fly off to Nepal in just two months and how fortunate I feel…