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: Marika Escaravage

Time flies when you’re promoting Children’s Rights… (April 9th, 2010)

If times flies, my time  in Lima traveled by supersonic jet. As one of the many interesting people I’ve met in my travels told me, the reason why working in development cooperation is so fascinating is that it puts you in contact with the most dynamic sectors of society. There is something exciting about collaborating…

¡ Live From Lima ! (March 8th, 2010)

Hola! I cannot believe I’m more than half way through my internship. The time I’ve spent in Lima so far has been a challenging and valuable learning experience, not to mention loads of fun! My work: The hours and the pace of work definitely don’t line up with the laid back stereotype I had of Latin…

Après quelques jours a Lima… (9 janvier, 2010)

9 de Enero, 2010—la Casa Roja Me voici, au début d’une troisième journée à Lima. Isabelle, une autre stagiaire, l’a bien dit : après avoir passé deux jours dans la capitale péruvienne, on se sent comme si on y avait passé une semaine ! Pourquoi ? Permettez-moi d’abord de me présenter. Je me nomme Marika, et j’en suis…

My pre-Lima biographical blurb

Dec 27, 2009 Hi everyone, My name is Marika. My SWB internship will conclude an honours degree in International Development and Globalization with a minor in Psychology. Needless to say, I’m very much looking forward to finishing my degree in Peru! Working with Acción Por los Niños (APN), a children’s rights organization in Lima, will…