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: Matthew Silva

Close to a month since leaving Peru and missing it so much

I am back home but I am missing Peru. The trip was absolutely amazing in all aspects from friendships, professional experience to life learning experiences. From my last blog entry I visited TACIF, APPRENDE, and visited a location that the Anglican Church in Peru is helping slowly better itself. APPRENDE was one of the most…

U4 – Anti Corruption Conference

Last month I attended, participated and assisted in a conference that had to do with Anti-corruption in the sector of education. During this conference I was able to meet people from the Defensoria del Pueblo, Contraloria, Ministerio de la Educacion and various NGO’s that are involved in the policy reform and actual work in schools.…

Cienegilla and Agustino

Hello from Lima. Peru It has been a fantastic journey of learning different things in a new culture. What exactly am I talking about? Well first of all I had to learn how to take the buses. That was a adventure in its self since the buses are not as organized as in Canada and…

Hi!

I have chosen the placement with “Students With Out Borders” because after living in Latin America , I have seen the plight that people there have to live through. Having wanted to make some kind of a change after I finished my studies but not sure of where or what to do I volunteered at…