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."
Bangladesh is now hosting the world’s biggest refugee camp where over 900 000 Rohingya and other minorities are fleeing the ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. As a part of the international response, … Continue reading.
SCIC Members Responding to Hurricanes, Floods and Famine The end of summer has brought a number of severe storms and conditions affecting millions of lives. SCIC members and their partners on … Continue reading.
More than 20 million people in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are at risk of starvation as a result of severe drought conditions or intensifying conflict. In order … Continue reading.
SCIC members, along with our counterparts across the country through the Inter-Council Network, are pleased to share our collaborative recommendations submitted to Global Affairs Canada’s (GAC) International Assistance Review. The document, Canada 2030: ICN … Continue reading.
by André Magnan Saskatchewan has long prided itself on being an outward looking, globally connected province. This is of course reflected in our provincial motto, “From many peoples, strength”, and … Continue reading.
In the wake of news that the Government of Saskatchewan has cancelled it’s 42-year long agreement with SCIC to fund poverty reduction and community development programs around the globe, we have received an outpouring of support from concerned members, citizens, and partners. In an effort to demonstrate … Continue reading.