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. Their mission is to foster human development and global understanding through education and training.
Their development projects in the Balkans, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Haiti, Malawi, Peru, Sri Lanka and Vietnam deliver meaningful results in:
- Education and health - including basic and higher education, water and sanitation, and HIV and AIDS.
- Sustainable livelihoods - including vocational training and agriculture/rural development.
- Governance - including strengthening civil society, promoting human rights and peace building.
WUSC is unique among development organizations in their ability to link Canada's colleges and universities with their overseas activities. They are present on campuses across the country, connecting postsecondary students, faculty and leaders.