The Need of the Hour

When I first started working in this NGO after Orientation I realized the need of the hour in the Indian development sector are qualified and dedicated professionals. Through the AIF

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So Much to Learn, So Little Language

My project is with Bhasha, known in Gujarat as Bhasha Sansodhan Prakashan Kendra (Language Research and Publication Center). Bhasha works with tribal and adivasi (indigenous communities) in India. There are

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The Rush-Hour Crawl of Progress

Heading home from my first day of work, I found myself in a packed Uber Pool in rush hour Hyderabad traffic. We moved at a glacial pace from the Youth4Jobs

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Development Debates, Disaster and Assam

As we embrace the ideas of development to embark upon the journey of change one needs to thoroughly understand the inherent debates. The role of traditional knowledge systems, communities and

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Service from Local to Global

Before joining the AIF Fellowship, I completed a year of AmeriCorps service at a family health center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In this role, I worked directly with new moms on

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Better Off (Un)knowing

*Thwack*!
Absent-mindedly, I swat another mosquito away that has landed on my arm. I can now trace invisible lines on my body from one bite to another, and even with

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