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: Zoe Scharf

teo nana

I have just returned from my placement in Malawi. I was placed at the Restored Hope Foundation for Rural Development (REFORD) in Nkando.  There I was a Gender and HIV/AIDS program assistant. My placement project was conducting a gender audit of my organization in Malawi to create a gender action plan for my organization. I…

half way…

Hello!! I am just a little bit over half way of my placement here in Malawi.  I cannot believe that time has gone this fast. Working at REFORD in Nkando has been lovely.  My co-workers, my community and the work that I am doing here is so fulfilling.  I cannot believe that soon I will…

Zoe Scharf Biography

Hi! I’m Zoe and I’m a 20 year old University of Ottawa student. I am in my third year of an International Development and Globalization undergrad degree.  I am going to Mulanje, Malawi for an internship with the Restored Hope Foundation for Rural Development (REFORD) during the summer.  Their mandate is to advocate, facilitate, educate…