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: Richelle Lubin

Home Stretch

I can scarcely believe that I’ve been in Sri Lanka for nine months but ‘tis true…I have just a few weeks left here on placement. It’s hard to believe just how attached I’ve become to this place, and these people and their culture over such a short space of time. The hardest thing about the…

Ayubowan

Ayubowan is hello in Sinhala, so “Hello” to all of you from Badulla, Sri Lanka. I’ve been in Sri Lanka now for two months and I think it’s time for an update. Badulla is a gorgeous little town in the South of Sri Lanka with an incredible charm that is continuously growing on me. I…

First blog entry

I am a fourth year student in the Specialist program in International Development Studies at the University of Toronto. I developed my interest in development quite early in life being born in the small island developing state of Barbados but having spent many summers in the resource rich Guyana. I was acutely aware that there…