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: Claire McDonald

Only one month left!

Here’s an update for you! Dumelang to everyone! There is only one month left to my placement and before we know it I will be back in Canada. I’m missing friends and family but at the same time I’m not ready to leave Botswana. It’s a beautiful country and there is so much more that…

Dumelang!

Hello everyone/Dumelang! I’ve been in Botswana for over a month now and have many updates to share! Although the adjustment period has been long I’m starting to feel at home. The Light and Courage Centre Trust is a truly remarkable organization whose mandate is to assist those living with HIV/AIDS as well as their families…

Botswana here I come!

Hello! My name is Claire McDonald and I’m a fourth year Social Work student from the University of Ottawa. I grew up in Barrie, ON in Canada and although my family is mostly Anglophone I have always studied at French language schools and lived my life in both French and English. This is why I…