Run for India, Run for AIF

A supporter of American India Foundation in Chicago, Ritu Jain shares her reflections organizing a 5k run to raise awareness and funds for AIF.
By Ritu Jain
I’m a wife,

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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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Right Place, Right Time

As I lay on my mat, engaged in the meditation of my yoga class, I could hear the sounds of an active community; the singing of a talented student, younger

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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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A cold welcome

Since my last post, I’ve become much more settled into my new home in the Rishi Valley, and I have also enjoyed reading about all of the other fellows’ experiences.

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Listening to the voices of the poor

As a medical student, I’ve spent four years studying the human body, learning fact upon fact about pathophysiology and the treatment of disease, and gaining the knowledge needed eventually serve

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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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The Many Layers of India

This past week was incredibly special – Dufur, Oregon came to south India. My wonderful aunt and uncle trekked half-way around the world to see the sights, taste the tastes,

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Healthcare options in Udaipur

Welcome back for another month, casual reader. As many of you know or can imagine, daily life in Udaipur, Rajasthan, presents endless unforeseen joys and calamities. Speaking of the latter,

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