AIF Leadership Conference Speech

I had the privilege to speak on behalf of my fellow education fellows about my experiences thus far during the AIF Leadership Conference where we had the opportunity to

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You Can’t Force Creativity

Listen to APV children singing a song written by APV founder and visionary Anand Dwivedi in Morning Assembly: APV Sings
Creativity is the essence of the Ashram Paryavaran Vidyalaya School experiment.

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Tribal Concerns in South Goa

 
This month I had the privilege of  staying with one of  the community correspondents from my host organization Video Volunteers. The reporter I went to visit is proud to

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JY Day 3: Powering Rural India

We stepped off the bus that had taken half the yatris to a small village near Hubli, Karnataka.  We huddled around a tree to drink chai – a much-needed energy

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Act Globally, Think Locally

I realize the title of this post is an inversion of the usual credo, “think globally, act locally”. But the new variant is a reasonably accurate representation of my thinking

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Global Goa Gets Its Think On

Living in tropical Goa can be the best and worst of both worlds. On the one hand there are beautiful beaches, swaying palm trees, and lush green rice fields.

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AIF in the valley: Part 3

Since taking the plunge several years ago and deciding to once and for all go down a new career path, my work has taken me from the high rises of

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An essential ecosystem: The Sunderbans

West Bengal’s Sunderbans National Park is an ecological marvel. The world’s biggest mangrove ecosystem, it provides a livelihood to its 4 million plus inhabitants as well as the world’s biggest

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