Cuso International is a non-profit development agency that works through volunteers. Each year, they send hundreds of global citizens to work on collaborative development projects in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, the Pacific, Latin America, and the Caribbean. They are one of North America’s leading international development organizations offering volunteer positions. Cuso places adults of all ages who have the hands-on know-how and perspectives needed to help organizations working to overcome poverty.
"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."
If you’ve ever had a conversation with a young child, you’ve probably noticed that they ask a lot of questions. I was one of these annoyingly curious children. Growing up, I realized the world was an enormous place and there was an endless list of things I didn’t understand. Why is the sky blue? Who invented cars? Where does… Continue reading.
When I was in elementary school, my family and I had a morning ritual. Waking up later than we should have, Mom frantically congregated me and my sister in her car, drove us to the 7 Eleven, and urged us to grab change from her wallet. We would each run in and buy a Schneider’s Lunchmate and a No-Name puffe… Continue reading.
Every day between Thanksgiving (Oct 10) and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Oct 17), we’re talking about a #FoodRevolution on social media. Why? ICYMI: Journey through our vision of a #FoodRevolution through this Twitter Moment If you follow SCIC’s work, you may have noticed that … Continue reading.
by Kailtyn Kitzan This blog is a part of “Student Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education”, a series of blogs by Saskatchewan high-school students reflecting on their experiences through the Global Citizen Youth … Continue reading.
We are very excited to announce the winning entries for the Speak Up, Inspire Change poetry competition! As a part of SCIC’s LookDeeper campaign, SCIC accepted poems, prose poems, and spoken word … Continue reading.
by Sydney Kuppenbender This blog is a part of “Student Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education”, a series of blogs by Saskatchewan high-school students reflecting on their experiences through the Global Citizen Youth … Continue reading.