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Rachel Barr – Blog 5: Lessons in Family.

I can’t leave India without writing about family. I am not just talking about nuclear family but aunties, uncles, cousins, and those people that I never fully figured out how they were related. One of my coworkers early on starting… Continue Reading →

Seema Prasad – Blog 4: the SPCA – Community engagement in action!

The Selangor SPCA is the largest and best run animal shelter in the state of Selangor, and arguably all of Malaysia and luckily, I live across the street from it. I started volunteering with the SPCA after work and on… Continue Reading →

Duncan Chalmers – Blog/Podcast 4: Pedagogy, Conversation, and Laughter.

Learning a new language is no easy feat. In fact, in many ways, it’s really quite the opposite. I have come to know this both from personal experience and from hearing the thoughts of some of my students here at… Continue Reading →

Rachel Barr – Blog 4: Menstruation, Periods, Mahina Aana, That time of month, Bleeding, Maasik Dharm

Menstruation, Periods, Mahina Aana, That time of month, Bleeding, Maasik Dharm A biological phenomenon which almost half the world’s population undergoes. Yet a word most don’t talk about in public and carries great shame for many. The number one selling… Continue Reading →

Rachel Barr – Blog 3: Disconnection and Resiliency

What you will see missing from this blog post, is data and statistics because the biggest lesson I learned while working and living up in Sonipat and Panipat was that those figures tell ten percent of the narrative. To do… Continue Reading →

Rachel Barr – Blog 2: Sweet Water Day

Hey all!! I am Rachel Barr, currently on a internship in India with CAPI. Recently I was lucky to be invited to a celebration called sweet water day. In my podcast, I have an informal discussion about positionality with two… Continue Reading →

Loreen Regnander – Blog 3: Anarchy! in… the heart of India?

I have struggled with figuring out the ways to express all that has been accumulating in my head over the past couple of months I’ve spent here in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. I struggled with my purpose, my project, my representation, my… Continue Reading →

Loreen Regnander – Blog 2.4: We Art United

Link: Blog 2.4 We Art United During a table conversation at a state Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) dinner with Govt officials, NGO leaders and Bureaucrats; one man, a Dean of a university in Haryana, in between discussing his views on… Continue Reading →

Loreen Regnander – Blog 2.3: City by night

A reflection of exploring Raipur one evening during Ganesh Chaturthi. What an absolutely fantastic night with some equally fantastic girls, exploring the Lord Ganeshas all over the city for the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, where neighbourhoods and communities all over… Continue Reading →

Loreen Regnander – Blog 2.2: Lost in the art of translation – Stories of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) in Sunderkera

August 11, 2017 This report will discuss my visit to the village of Sundekera, where I met with various community leaders and frontline workers, where we spoke on the successes and failures of SBM in their village community. Sunderkera a… Continue Reading →

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