Exposure Visit

This past week I had the privilege of visiting the Hyderabad fellows, mostly to see the work of VOICE 4 Girls, which is Tera’s placement organization. VOICE 4 Girls is

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The Fourth “T” of Darjeeling

In an early blog post, I mentioned the concept of the Darjeeling economy divided into three areas called the three T’s: tea, timber, and tourism. But throughout my time here,

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Fly by night

For my birthday, I asked my parents for an unusual gift: airplane tickets. You see, Darjeeling is a fantastic place to live. I absolutely adore it and I would suggest

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CHHIP Exercise Day

So every year the CHHIP team plans an exercise day for our students in all of our communities. This serves multiple purposes. One is to make sure that they are

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Researching life

So this point in our project cycle is the end of the school year, so we have a whole lot of data entry, analysis, and report writing to do. Each

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Travel and Tourists

Since coming to Darjeeling I have made two major trips. One was to Delhi to deal with the FRRO, and the other was to Kolkata to visit the fellows there

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A Trip Up the Mountain

Finally, my apartment in Darjeeling is all set up. I have a place to store my clothes, the necessary cooking implements, and curtains to help keep the first sunshine in

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