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Interns 2017-18

Luisa Schwarz – Blog 2: Adapting to the Jungle Life

One month ago, I stepped foot in Dokita, a little village outside of Mae Hong Son city in the North of Thailand. After spending my first few days in Bangkok, I was immediately struck by the contrast of the lush… Continue Reading →

Taylor Josephy – Blog 2 (Podcast): Why still no water?

Hello all, Meet the hand pump, a simple but extremely influential piece of technology. It’s unanimous adoption in the rural water supply sector is simultaneously the reason why millions have access to clean drinking water, and why others still don’t…. Continue Reading →

Jess McIver – Blog 2: CAPI cribs

Here it is, our first blog post from the other side of the world! Ariana and I decided to have a bit of fun with this one, and this is where we ended up. The whole process definitely made us… Continue Reading →

Ariana Maragh – Blog 2: CAPI Cribs ep:1

Take a sneak peak at the lives of Jess and I as we begin to settle in on our South Africa adventure. In this week’s episode you will see a true reflection of life at 17 Milborrow Road, Pietermaritzburg, South… Continue Reading →

Kaylin Arason – Blog 2: Adapting to Find Comfort in the Discomfort

On May 6th, I was sitting in my Mother’s living room watching the Bangkok episode of Netflix’s “Street Food” and drooling over all the nomz that would soon grace my tastebuds. With a month full of exams, vaccinations, and packing… Continue Reading →

Jemma Kosalko – Blog 2: In the Heat of Indonesia

Jakarta. Big City, busy streets and enthusiastic people. Having only been here for a month and a half, I feel that the rest of the five months pass me by in a heartbeat. A lot of things here are new… Continue Reading →

Tracy Hampton – Blog 2: Climate Change, Migration and Conflict

It is estimated that by 2050 there will be about 140 million climate migrants. As the average temperature increases and the sea levels rise, coastal cities and communities will no longer be liveable and the frequency and intensity of drought… Continue Reading →

Hayley Dwyer – Blog 2: The use of language

  Under Malaysia law, refugees and asylum seekers are considered “illegal” immigrants and are subject to arrest, detention, prosecution, whipping and deportation. Their illegal status puts them in a position where they are unable to access health care services, education,… Continue Reading →

Lynn Ng Yu Ling – Blog 3: Finishing up the hectic term…

Intense mixed feelings are boiling up as I realise that this hectic term is coming to an end. I have had the pleasure of making many wonderful friends and enjoying fruitful learning experiences, which contribute to making me a more… Continue Reading →

Jacob Derksen – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern!

Congrats! It takes a special kind of person to say yes to uprooting yourself and signing up to go live and work in a foreign country for half a year, so good for you! I’m sure you’re both excited &… Continue Reading →

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