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.

Category Archive: Ghana

This Girl’s Mini Guide to Ghana

A month and a half into my mandate, I think I know what I’m doing, now. Here are the things I’ve learned that you’ll need: [] Toilet paper [] Hand Sanitizer [] INTENSE Mosquito Repellent [] Flashlight [] Fan(yogo/ice/choco) (I hope that most of these things are self-explanatory) Ghana has definitely been an adventure.. It could…

Pre-Departure: Ghana in Fall 2016!

Hello! My name is Anaïs Voski and I’ve recently graduated with a combined honours degree in journalism and political science from Carleton University. Born in Ottawa, I come from a multicultural background and was raised by a parent who works in international development — so I’ve always known that one day I’d like to make my own positive contribution to the…

The Ghana Sagas: Part I Pre-Departure

Hey I’m Rasa, and I’m a fourth year International Development specialist at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus. I crave adventure and the opportunity to visit new places or delve into other cultures, whether it’s travelling to foreign countries or trying that new Mexican-Korean fusion restaurant around the corner, I’m always up to trying something new.…

Environmental Protection in Ghana..

My name is Catherine and I am studying International Development and Globalization at University of Ottawa. As my studies are coming to an end, I am more than thrilled to participate in this 3 month internship in Ghana to give a real hands on, applicable experience to complete my academic knowledge. My position will be…

I’m Ghana go to Ghana!

Hi I’m Nicole, I’m currently in second year at the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus pursuing a Specialist in Environmental Chemistry. I love art, ice cream and witty word play (alongside the environment, of course). I love the perspectives my program has introduced me to and have noticed my own viewpoints changing. I thought that an…

…As the plot thickens

As the NBA finals play in the background, I sit in my living room trying to find the words that best describe who I am. Who is Kanishia ?  Kanishia is a student, studying International Development. I currently attend Humber Collage, and had just finished my third year (which I must say was thee most challenging…

Going to Ghana

My name is Tara Sprickerhoff and in a few short weeks I’ll be headed to Ghana to work as a Journalism Intern with Farm Radio International. I am a soon-to-be graduate of Carleton University’s Journalism program. I’ve pursued journalism because I have a passion for people and for learning each individual’s story. I have a…

De l’espoir pour les personnes marginalisées

Bonjour, je m’appelle Isabelle Provost et je suis présentement étudiante à la maîtrise en développement international et de l’action humanitaire à l’Université Laval. J’ai déjà acquis plusieurs années d’expérience dans le secteur des communications et je m’apprête désormais à poursuivre un stage auprès de SWB afin de contribuer au développement de sous-secteurs économiques au Ghana. Cette…

Excited to serve in Ghana

My name is Eddie Ameh, a graduate journalism student at Carleton University. I am very excited to be a part of this program this summer. Apart from the fact that I come from Ghana, I am excited because this program will serve as another opportunity to serve not only my country but humanity in general.…

Can’t believe I will be spending the summer in Ghana!

  Hi everyone! WOW I can’t believe it is just about April, which means about a month (or two?) until departure! I will be going to Ghana as a part of the Sector Research and Analysis team. Currently, I am a third year International Development student at Humber College in Toronto. We have been talking…