Africa

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Postcards From Botswana 5 - Kayla, I swam the Delta

Students Without Borders

SFU Kinesiology student Kayla Donnawell is in Botswana, Africa volunteering with the Students Without Borders program (SWB). In this article, the fifth in the series, Kayla swims the Delta, meets elephants and chased by a hippo.

By: Kayla Donnawell 6217 reads | 0 comments
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Under the African Sun Part 1

International Co-op

Darryn DiFrancesco, Communication student from SFU is volunteered in Lenana, Kenya as an HIV/AIDS counselor and educator for the Global Volunteer Network. In this article,  the first in a series, Darryn discusses her first impressions of volunteering in Africa.

By: Darryn DiFrancesco 4418 reads | 0 comments
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Under the African Sun Part 2

Africa

Darryn Difrancesco is currently volunteering as an HIV/AIDS counselor and educator with  Global Volunteer Network located in one of many Kenyan slums, in a small community called Lenana, approximately 30 minutes northeast of Nairobi. In this article, Darryn shares her insights to the beauty, the corruption and the desperation of people of Lenana.

By: Darryn Difrancesco 3984 reads | 0 comments
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Under the African Sun Part 3

Co-op Reflections

Darryn Difrancesco is currently volunteering as an HIV/AIDS counselor and educator with  Global Volunteer Network located in one of many Kenyan slums, in a small community called Lenana, approximately 30 minutes northeast of Nairobi. In this article, the third of a series, Darryn shares her frustrations of corruption and denial.

By: Darryn Difrancesco 3870 reads | 0 comments
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By the Nile: A Student's Experience in Rural Africa

International

The OLC happily presents the following as Craig Vandermeer’s first interview with the OLC after his return from Uganda Fall Semester 2010.Having finished his undergrad at Carleton University with a degree in Political Science, he is continuing his education here at SFU in the International Studies Master’s program.

By: Stephanie Toronidis 4878 reads | 0 comments
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A World Without Borders

Volunteering

Meet some SFU students who are part of Engineers Without Borders, working to bring aid to African countries. Students from all faculties are encouraged to get involved.

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SFU Co-op Student Takes Kilimanjaro Summit

Africa

Think exams are pretty tough? Try Mount Kilimanjaro on for size! SFU Communication Co-op Student Kelsey Newsham did just that. Read her reflections here.

By: Kelsey Newsham 10384 reads | 0 comments
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My Co-op Work Term in Gaborone: Part 1 - Dumela (Hello) Botswana

Series

Health Sciences Co-op student Kaleigh Banister is spending the spring semester in Gabarone on a Co-op work term with the Cancer Association of Botswana. In Part 1 of her series, Kaleigh arrives in Gabarone and begins to adjust to life in the slow lane.

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My Co-op Work Term in Gaborone: Part 2

International Co-op

In Part 2 of her series, Health Sciences Co-op student Kaleigh Banister gets into the local Gabarone culture and takes a bit of time to explore the natural wonders she’s surrounded by.

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