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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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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A Story From Kumbh

My propensity towards schizophrenia is positively correlated to how much time I spend waiting on platforms at Indian railway stations.  Stay 20 minutes and you’ll be able to cover just

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A Sikkim New Years

 

For New Years a couple friends and I went up to Sikkim for some winter trekking.  It turned out to be the best New Years I can remember

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A different kind of aspiration

Over the weekend, micro Home Solutions hosted a workshop for students from the University of Minnesota, who are visiting Delhi for three weeks in order to understand broadly the challenges,

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Outsourcing

About two weeks ago, I was sitting at dinner with family friends attempting to describe my fellowship placement in Kolkata. I realized just how miserably I was failing when a

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I live here

In the interest of simplifying my life, in which my time in India has greatly helped, both materially and mentally, the titular statement has come to define my attitude towards

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Grinding Away

Before continuing, I’ll make a quick apology for the admittedly unfunny pun in the title of this post. Above is a picture of me on a soy bean grinder, which

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