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Emily Clare – Blog 4: “Think of Me when the sun goes down and I will think of You”

For the past week I’ve been staying in a rented house near South Africa’s Kruger National Park with my family. Our brick house has a thatched roof and is surrounded by African bush, home to many wild animals, and dense… Continue Reading →

Liam Marshall – Blog Post 4: Work and Hard Work

I haven’t yet talked about who I work for, and what it is that I do for them.  So the first bit of this blog post will be an introduction to my host organization, CITYNET. Strictly speaking, my host organization… Continue Reading →

Kanika Varma – Blog 1: Preparing for Japan!

I have 20 more days till I leave for Japan, I’m so excited I’m basically packed to go but there are a million thoughts in my head, and seemingly even more little things to get done. After three years of… Continue Reading →

Emily Clare – Blog 5: Dear future Intern…

Dear Future Intern… When you tell people about your upcoming adventure, you’ll get a lot of the same responses, like “Wow, that is going to be an amazing experience” or “You are going to be a changed person when you… Continue Reading →

Pooja Parmar – Blog 1: Moving Texts

Texts, documents, and the written word have featured prominently in my conversations in Bhutan over the last three weeks. A comprehensive text on the laws of property would, for example, make the teaching and learning of property law easier in… Continue Reading →

Rachel Lynch – Podcast 2: The SAM Project & Me

Here’s a quick overview of the work The SAM Project is doing in Southern Province, Zambia and a look into what guides our program decisions, design, and implementation. I’ve also discussed my role with The SAM Project on agribusiness and… Continue Reading →

Sunayana Ganguly – Blog 1: The Fruit that is a flower – musings on going native in Victoria

When I was leaving for Victoria, a friend told me “nowhere have I seen Nature and urban life come together as beautifully as in British Columbia.” I was also told to “carry a bell if you walk in the woods”… Continue Reading →

Sushmita Pati – Blog 1: Things Victoria Taught Me

We live in time – it holds us and molds us – but I never felt I understood it very well. And I’m not referring to theories about how it bends and doubles back, or may exist elsewhere in parallel… Continue Reading →

Emily Clare – Blog 3: Worlds Apart

On my first day here, I asked one of the children where I could fill up my pink stainless steel water bottle, expecting to be led to water-fountain. The little boy walked me to the back of the building that… Continue Reading →

Courtenay Jackin – Blog 3: Toxic Tours

  Children playing on a soccer field adjacent to a coal-burning thermal power plant in Ennore.  The three original stacks can be seen center right, with the taller, newly-constructed stack to the left.              … Continue Reading →

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