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.
SCIC calls on the Saskatchewan government to provide emergency relief funding for our members’ Ebola response work, including ongoing health programs and medical infrastructure support in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, … Continue reading.
The devastating spread of Ebola throughout West Africa has reached emergency status. The current outbreak, which began in early 2014, has claimed the lives of 8,219 people at the time of writing. Thanks to coordinated efforts in the three … Continue reading.
By Sheila Fahlman, Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers Regina This past year, I was fortunate to be among 22 women selected to travel with the Grandmothers’ Campaign to Ethiopia, Rwanda and South … 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.