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: Leila

Ghana Re-entry

Hi, I have been back for a while now and have digested and processed my time in Yendi, Ghana. It was an experience that was definitely interesting and I am glad that I did it. On a personal level, looking back, my experience was really beneficial and taught me a lot about myself. Working at…

Mid-placement Blog-Ghana

I’ve now been in Ghana for one month and a bit now and it has been an adjustment. It’s my first time traveling to another country completely by myself. I had been to developing country before, however that was 11 years ago when I went to Tanzania to visit some family. However, all the initial…

From Ottawa to Ghana!

Hello there! My name is Leila Hussein and I am a fourth year International Development and Globalization student in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ottawa. For my placement, I am departing to Yendi, Ghana in September as a Gender Advocacy Assistant with the Ghana Education Service, which aims to achieve uniformity…