Saturday, June 10th, marked nearly a month of living and working in India for me. It also marked one of the most interesting and peculiar days of my life so far. Until then I had been spending almost all of… Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
August 9, 2017 This blog post will discuss my field visit to Donde Khurd, a village about 20km outside of Raipur, Chhattisgarh where I participated in the weekly village Shramdaan. I am currently based in Raipur, Chhattisgarh researching the impacts… Continue Reading →
“People cannot be developed; they can only develop themselves” – Budd Hall When you visit New Delhi, you might notice the greenness and grandeur of the trees, the diversity of birdsong, the intricate maze of roads and highways that are… Continue Reading →
Welcome to my very first blog entry and podcast. I’m Will, and very shortly I will begin a 6.5 month internship in New Delhi, India with the Society for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA). Have a listen; this is a short introduction to me and a little bit about what I’ll be doing while I’m there.
My name is Sasha and I am a fourth year student at the University of Victoria. I am recording this podcast with Luc Nadeau, a fellow intern in preperation from my internship with PRIA in India.