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: Malawi

Malawi tea!

It’s been awesome two months since I arrived here in Malawi. As a communications volunteer, my mandate here is to support communications efforts of WUSC Malawi office and its partners as well as documenting their activities. It’s a great mandate that has allowed me to learn a lot about WUSC Malawi programs, visit different parts…

Pre-Departure: Off to Malawi

Hello! My name is Sarina Bhaiwala and I am a Journalism and Human Rights student at Carleton University. I am beyond excited to be spending my summer as a communication and documentation intern with Uniterra in Malawi! I am passionate about the interconnectedness of human rights, development, social justice advocacy, and journalism. I think people remember…

Malawi: Are you ready?

My name is Jean Pierre Niyitanga, and I just finished my first year of Master of Journalism at Carleton University. With a background in journalism, I have interest in storytelling, and the roles of communications and information technologies in transforming people’s lives. This summer I will be in Malawi working with Uniterra as a communications…

Pre-Departure: Final Destination Malawi

Hello there!   My name is Natalia Ivaniv, and I just finished my 3rd year of the Global Political Economy Degree at the University of Manitoba!! I am so excited, and to be honest a little nervous, to embark on a journey to Mzuzu, Malawi! In just a few short weeks, I will be taking…

Pre-Departure: Malawi 2016

Hello Everyone! My name is Eidom and I’m a third-year student at Humber College, in the International Development program. In just a few weeks I will be traveling to Lilongwe, Malawi for my role as a Youth Economic and Entrepreneurship Officer. In this role, I will be working with a partner organization called Farm Radio…

Malawi, a continuity!

Hi! My name is Arianne and I have graduated in May 2015, in International Studies and Modern Languages at Laval University in Québec city. Since then, I hadn’t had time to just sit around, oh no! In summer 2015, I did a Quebec Without Boarders internship and I am now about to terminate a 8-months internship…

Malawi Here I Come!!!

Hello! My name is Jocelyn King and I am a 4th year student at the University of Ottawa. I am studying International Development and Globalization in the Faculty of Social Science. I have been selected for the position of Youth Economic and Entrepreneurship Intern with the National Youth Council of Malawi starting in January. I am…

Wowee I’m going to Malawi!

My name is Tanya Vall and I will be travelling to Lilongwe, Malawi for a four-month internship. I am a second year student majoring in Anthropology and minoring in Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC, Canada. I have always shown an interest in international development and gender equality issues.…

Moni (Hello) Malawi!

Hello! My name is Kaylee Maddison and I am a soon-to-be graduate of Carleton University. After four years of studying Journalism and Art History, I’m now off to discover Malawi for three months as a Journalism Intern with Farm Radio International. I’m thrilled that I am being given the chance to learn about Malawi, its…

Malawi, Here I Come!!

Hi there! My name’s Nicole (everyone calls me Nikki) and I’m currently doing my Master’s in Development Practice (MDP) at the University of Waterloo. I have a strong environmental background with a diploma in Adventure Tourism and Outdoor Recreation and a degree in Geography/Sociology. I’ve been extremely fortunate and have had many opportunities to travel…