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Help Syrian refugees find hope through education
Donate today to help young refugees build a brighter future in Canada. ►  Over the past few weeks, we have witnessed the unfolding of the worst humanitarian crisis the world has seen in decades. In...
Sep 4, 2015
Reflections on Youth and Agriculture in Tanzania
The proud son of farmers in rural Tanzania, Stivin grew up gaining an in-depth understanding of the obstacles and opportunities rural farmers and producers often face in his country. Inspired by his...
Apr 19, 2017
5 Things That Make Our Student Refugee Program Unique
1) We combine refugee resettlement with opportunities for higher education. While most other initiatives around the world offer refugee youth temporary solutions through special student visas, WUSC’s...
Apr 10, 2017
Volunteering in Jamaica: Helping local partners build capacity in communications
By: Lais Viera, WUSC Volunteer, Jamaica Volunteering in Jamaica has been a truly gratifying, wonderful experience. As a sovereign island nation, Jamaica has so much more to offer than just gorgeous...
Apr 5, 2017
How can women transform the food industry for women?
By Carole Duffréchou As part of the International Forum held in Montreal last January, WUSC and CECI welcomed Canadian women entrepreneurs from the food industry, all of whom source their products...
Mar 8, 2017
2017 International Forum: Record Attendance, Plenty of Inspiration!
People. Profits. Planet. These three streams drew nearly 750 specialists, researchers, students, volunteers, government representatives and private sector actors involved in international development...
Feb 22, 2017