2018-2019 Placements

Christina Augustin

Christiana Agustin in Thailand

Hello! สวัสดี! My name is Christiana Agustin. I am currently pursuing a degree in International Development Studies, and Environmental Science.

Mifaly Andriamady in Madagascar

Manao ahoana daholo! (Hi everyone!) My name is Mifaly Andriamady and I will be doing a 10-month placement in Madagascar (my home country!), with an organization called CRS or Catholic Relief Services.

Ayesha Azad in India

Hello everyone! My name is Ayesha Azad and I am currently a 4th year IDS Co-op student starting my placement in September. My placement location is one very close to my heart: India.

Vincent Constantino in Malawi

Hello! My name is Vincent Constantino and as a QE Scholar, I will be embarking on a journey to the warm heart of Africa, also known as Malawi, for my co-op placement!

Olivia Dymek in Vietnam

Hey everyone! My name is Olivia and I am heading to Vietnam this June for a 10-month placement with the Centre for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) through WUSC.

Alyssa Esparaz in Toronto

Hello everyone! My name is Alyssa Esparaz and this year, I will be staying in Toronto, working for Compassion Canada’s Marketing and Communications Team. In my role as Writer & Communicator, I will be, well... writing and communicating!

Ghazal Farkhari in India

Hello! My name is Ghazal and in September, life will be taking me towards Kerala, India to work alongside an organization called the Centre for Research & Education for Social Transformation (CREST)

Rosemary Gagliardi in Ghana

Hi everyone! My name is Rosemary and I will be leaving for Accra, Ghana in September where I will be living for the next 8-10 months. There, I will be working with World Vision as a Research Intern.

Candace Kumar in Tanzania

Hello CCDS community! My name is Candace Kumar and I will be completing my 4th year IDS co-op placement in Kigoma, Tanzania. Kigoma is a lovely rural town on the northwestern coast of Tanzania bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi.

Taylor Lambie in Northwest Territories

Hello! My name is Taylor Lambie and I am headed to the hamlet of Fort Liard in the Northwest Territories of Canada for my 10-month co-op placement. I will be working with high school students at the local school as an eLearning Classroom Monitor.

Lily Lam in Jamaica

Hi! My name is Lily Lam and I'm heading to Kingston, Jamaica for a 12-month placement with CUSO International and RISE Life Service Management. Here, I will be working as a Youth Program Advisor.

Sana Najafi in Kenya

Hujambo! Jina langu ni Sana Najafi. I will be going to Nairobi, Kenya for an eight month internship with the Aga Khan University.

Katie Newby in eSwatini

Hi everyone! On May 22nd, 2018, I will be flying to the Kingdom of eSwatini (previously known as Swaziland).

Sylwia Pucek in Vietnam

Hello friends and readers, I’m Sylwia, and if there is one thing you should know about me is that I like to ask questions.

Taraneh Vejdani in Jamaica

Hello friends and colleagues, In the blink of an eye, I will be traveling to Kingston, Jamaica to work with Junior Achievement Jamaica (AJA) as the youth program advisor.