The ‘As’ in ASHA

Public health programmes have a long history of working with community health workers. In India, Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHAs) are health workers selected from the village and trained to

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Bridging the Rural Education Gap

“Education is the manifestation of perfection already in a man.”
-Swami Vivekananda
In a world of inequity, education often acts as a means for the less privileged to self-actualize. In

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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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