WUSC is a network of individuals and post-secondary institutions who believe that all peoples are entitled to the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to a more equitable world. WUSC is unique among development organizations in their ability to link Canada's colleges and universities with their overseas activities. WUSC’s mission is to foster human development and global understanding through education and training. Their projects take place in the Balkans, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Haiti, Malawi, Peru, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam.
"We so often feel powerless to do anything about the many problems in the world around us. We are so often left to wonder whether one person can possibly make a difference. Mother Teresa said yes we can. Her life was resounding proof that it is possible."
By Sydney Kuppenbender This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to El Salvador with SCIC’s Global Citizen Youth Leadership Program and learn about the work of CoCoSI (Asociación Comité Contra El … Continue reading.
These eight amazing Saskatchewan youth leaders will visit be travelling to El Salvador this summer with SCIC’s Global Citizen Youth Leadership (GCYL) Program. The GCYL program is an opportunity for Saskatchewan youth … Continue reading.
By Jessa Pillipow As International Women’s Day is celebrated each year, increased attention is paid to non-profits that support gender equality in the global South. When I studied International Development … Continue reading.
By Kaytlyn Criddle While there is no question that many development initiatives have overlooked and even threatened indigenous peoples and cultures, I am optimistic in the capacity for development to be inclusive of indigenous knowledge, skills, and perspectives. This is because I have witnessed such … Continue reading.