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: Heather Donald

Time is Ticking + Appreciating Local Committees

This past week marked my midway point here in Dzaleka refugee camp, and this is generally when many volunteers reflect on the personal and professional ups and downs since their arrival. Volunteers can have mixed emotions about their placement, their colleagues, the support they receive, and perhaps about the big events they are missing back…

A Warm Welcome Back to Malawi

Zikuyenda! (How’s things?) My name is Heather Donald and I am an MA student in Development Studies and Refugee/Forced Migration Studies at York University in Toronto. I am really looking forward to heading back to the Warm Heart soon, brushing up on my Chichewa and building my experience in working with refugee populations. I will…