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: leisha

Out of Ghana

My placement position was a research intern with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC) in Tamale, Ghana. Together with ISODEC we looked at some the potential social and cultural barriers to girl child education in Northern Ghana. To this end, ISODEC produced a documentary interviewing girl child drop-outs, girls in school, parents, cultural and religious…

Ghana and Beyond

I am now entering my seventh week in Tamale, Ghana. The journey thus far has been both challenging and rewarding. Challenging because of the relentless heat, dust and cultural differences; yet rewarding because of the generous hospitality of the people in Tamale and exchange of knowledge and ideas.

Law student from the University of Windsor on her way to Ghana

My name is Leisha Murphy and I am a first year student in the faculty of law at the University of Windsor. I completed my Masters of Arts at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in December 2006.