WUSC Stories




From burden to blessing
Today, Radna Krishna Jude Michael is described by his mother as “her blessing”. He is a courteous young man and a professional tailor. He makes Rs. 3,000/week ($49 USD), more than either of his...
Mar 24, 2014
Building a stronger Botswana
The following story was shared with participants during WUSC Botswana’s Celebrating Success and Engaging for the Future event earlier this year. For over 20 years, WUSC has worked alongside local and...
Mar 12, 2014
International Women’s Day: Education, Employment and Empowerment for Women and Girls in the Developing World
On March 8th the world celebrates International Women’s Day. It is a time to reflect on the tremendous achievements made for and by women, but also to recognize how far we still have to go.
Mar 7, 2014
Girls’ clubs in Ghana strengthen schools and girls
In the last few decades Ghana has made tremendous gains providing basic education for the country’s youth. Despite this progress many girls, especially in the northern areas, do not advance past the...
Mar 6, 2014
In this together: Letters of Encouragement for Refugee Girls
In refugee camps, very few girls have the opportunity to pursue their education beyond primary school and without education these young people have no way out. Girls face many barriers, both...
Feb 26, 2014