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: Lindsey Newton

It’s closing time…

I can hardly believe that I have less than a week here in Botswana. It seems like only yesterday I was finding out that I had been chosen to represent Project Empathy and then heading here in a plane. My time here in Botswana has flown by and for the most part I have been…

Dumellang bo-rra le bo-mma

Dumellang bo-rra le bo-mma Here is my first update on my experience so far in Botswana! After many delays at the airport we arrived in Botswana. Because of the delays we were a day behind everyone else in orientation. We met with the other 13 Canadian students at University of Botswana (UB) and were thrown…

Almost Ready

I can hardly believe that in less than a day and a half I will be on my way to  Botswana, Africa. It seems unreal. Although there have been many hurdles to overcome in preparing for this trip, everything has come together and I feel ready to leave. I am excited for what is to come. This…

Placement in Botswana

My name is Lindsey Newton and I was born and raised in Brampton, Ontario. I now live in Brantford, Ontario as I attend Wilfrid Laurier University – Brantford campus. I am currently going into my fourth year of the Concurrent Education program. I enjoy being active and have been involved in a variety of activities…