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: Lauren

Only 1 month left!

Only 4 weeks left to go now in Africa. Time went by super slowly at first, but now seems to be moving much quicker. WUSC decided that we won’t be receving any funding at all for our planned activities as someone overpspent on the previous budget. This is a bit of a setback and makes…

Greetings from Walewale!

It’s getting hotter everyday. It gets almost unbearable at times, and it’s not even the hot season yet. But it’s still better than snow! We went to the city, Tamale again this weekend. I’m not sure how often we’ll keep going, because the trip there is a bit difficult. We have to take a tro-tro,…

Arrived in Ghana!

The internet is outrageously slow and very hard to come by so this will have to be very quick. The weather up North is pretty hot and extremely dry. Walewale is pretty much what I expected… very small and rural. The people are extremely friendly, but are having a lot of trouble learning and remembering…

My First Trip….!!

I’m Lauren and I am from Toronto, Ontario. I am currently attending school in Ottawa, Ontario and am in my third of the Social Work program at the university of Ottawa. Although I have done some traveling, I have never been anywhere as far as Africa, and have chosen to participate in this international internship…