“What Did You Do in India?”

A seemingly simple question that I get asked regularly upon returning to the states, but one to which I haven’t found a perfect answer. When posed this question, I think,

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What’s in a Skill?

Did you know India has 31 skill development councils ranging from aerospace to weaving to sports? Or that there’s a governmental agency focused on skilling?
Before joining Reaching Hand, I’d

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The Opportunity to Speak

On my first day of teaching middle school in a government-aided school in Delhi, I asked all of my 8th standard students to stand up and introduce themselves in front

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Shuba’s Smile

As we walked into our Kothanur Center, we met a girl dangling her keys, flashing a giant pearly white smile and disseminating sweets. “I started earning, so I bought a

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From Baton Rouge to Bangalore

I remember my first day in India two and a half years ago, glued to the “tourist” van window in a delirium of jet lag as we traversed the long

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