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.

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What would you do if we drove over this hill and there was a HUGE elephant standing in the road?

  Well for starters you slam on the breaks and say a little prayer that the elephant doesn’t go psycho! We were going for a drive in the Tuli Block, which is a region of game farms, reserves and a lodge. We had been driving all day and we went to see this huge escarpment…

“Nicole, your next task is to go and feed the cats”

hahahha cats eh? No, not Garfield, Duma and Letose – the cheetahs. Everyday at 2 pm I hop on the back of the ATV and we head out to the cheetah enclosure to feed the cheetahs. They eat chicken and donkey (it alternates every day). The chickens are freshly killed. At 1:45 Mirium goes into…

Mokoro Adventure

This morning we got up and jumped into the back of a game drive truck and headed into the Okavango. It is an extreme contrast to Mokolodi – everything here is green! There are very tall palm trees (the real fan palm) and green grass on the ground. It almost looks like the jungle. We…

Waterloo Co-op student joins WUSC’s SWB program in Botswana

I am 20 years old and attend the University of Waterloo. I played for their volleyball team for the past two years, until I decided to travel. I study Science and Business at the University with a specialization in Biology and I am in a co-op program. This made the WUSC Botswana opportunity a perfect…