Africa

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Postcards From Botswana 5 - Kayla, I swam the Delta

Volunteering

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.

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Under the African Sun Part 1

Series

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.

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Under the African Sun Part 2

Under the African Sun

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.

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Under the African Sun Part 3

International

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.

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By the Nile: A Student's Experience in Rural Africa

Africa

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.

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A World Without Borders

History

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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My Co-op Work Term in Gaborone: Part 1 - Dumela (Hello) Botswana

Health Sciences

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

Co-operative Education

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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