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: Rebecca Tremblay

Two months after Africa…

May 31, 2010 I’ve been home for two months now. When I first returned, I experienced reverse culture shock in a significant way. I couldn’t get over the immense clothing, book and souvenir shops at the Paris airport… perfume sold at a price that could feed 300 children, easily; Sunglasses at a cost that could…

One month in, already?

Wow, time is flying! I have good news! My Puppeteers Group in Canada, as well as my Mom and my best friend, will be sending me Puppets! We have also made one Puppet here, named Zackie, and are in the process of sewing another. We have two shows written, and will soon begin to rehearse.…

My first week in Burkina Faso

January 23, 2010 I arrived safe and sound in Burkina Faso on the evening of Tuesday January 19th 2010. I arrived to an airport “in construction,” with a dirt floor and no electricity. We had to wait in a long, congested and hot customs line-up. When I got to my officer, there was not enough…