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Maya Wilson – Blog 2: Wherever you go, there you are

My first month in Bangkok is rapidly coming to a close. I’m not sure how to feel. It seems impossible that I only have five of these one month periods left, yet five more months also seems like an unimaginably… Continue Reading →

Carly Egan – Blog 1: Introductory Interview

Hello! My name is Carly Egan, I am a third-year History and Global Development student going to Bangkok to work with the Global Alliance Against Traffick in Women for 6 months in May 2024! My fellow CAPI intern Lauren is… Continue Reading →

Karunia Fila – Blog 1: Discussing the Return with Intern Faaiza

Hello my name is Karunia. I am returning to the Karenni Social Development Center in Northern Thailand. I will be working with young Karenni adults and teaching them English and living in community. This recording is of me and fellow… Continue Reading →

Faaiza Vakil – Blog 1: Introductory Interview with Karunia

Meet CAPI inter Faaiza Vakil interviewed by Karunia Fila! Both second time CAPI inters beyond excited to continue their journey with the Malaysia Social Research Institute (MSRI) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Faaiza) and the Karenni Social Development Centre (Karunia).

Maya Wilson – Blog 1: Introduction Interview

Hi! I’m Maya and I’m leaving on Wednesday for Bangkok to work with the Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women. I’m being interviewed by the lovely Julia Hockey who will be doing her internship in Ehime Japan starting in September…. Continue Reading →

Isabel Simons – Capstone Project: Karenni-English Sound Bytes

In my time at KSDC, students and I related by sharing language. I taught English, and the advanced course students taught me Karenni words: greetings, foods we ate, the natural features of the place around us. Even though it was… Continue Reading →

Kelly Van der Heide – Blog 2: My First Month in Bangkok

I cannot believe that it has already been an entire month! So far things are going very well, but the heat can still be intense. It feels a little surreal to think back to my first week here and the… Continue Reading →

Karunia Fila – Blog 1: Heading to rural Thailand

Hello everyone! Here is a recorded interview with myself and my co teacher Josh. We begin our position at KSDC on June 3rd and are so excited to begin our journey!

Isabel Simons – Blog 5: Dear Future Intern

Hello, future intern! I’ve been home in the Pacific Northwest for two weeks, and I’m going through the strange motions of greeting familiar sights with new eyes. It’s taken me a while to wrap my head around being back on… Continue Reading →

Jennifer Janssen – Blog 6: Dear future Intern

It is truly a blessing the journey you are about to start! Wherever you may go in the world, stepping outside of your comfort zone, and what you are familiar with is always both exhilarating and nerve racking. That is… Continue Reading →

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