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: Marie Diane

Hello from Jirapa (Ghana)…a far, far away town,

At first I was very scared and nervous about going to Jirapa because in Accra everybody was telling me that it’s extremely far and there is nothing to do there. So I really did not want to leave Accra (but I had no choice). I have to admit that the trip from Accra to the…

Jirapa, Ghana (Community Mobilization)

Hi, I am Diane Dessables and I am a 4th year student at the University of Ottawa. I am studying International Development and Globalization with a minor in Business Administration. I arrived here in Canada 3 ½ years ago to pursue my university studies. I chose to do a placement in a developing because I…