In India, I’ve gotten used to certain things happening slowly. “Quick trips” to the grocery store sometimes eat up a morning; I never really know if it will take me
There is an excitement in the air! Yes it’s that time of the year when families come together to celebrate the Christmas spirit and enjoy holidays.
In my host organization
When I told my coworkers, family, and friends that I was going to live in rural India for ten months, the reaction quickly became predictable: raised eyebrows, pursed lips, and
“Auntie, may I have some water?”
Each day, empty 2 litter bottles exchange hands from me to my landlord. A smile stretches across her face while I await the
I consider myself a storyteller, a wordsmith, a communication expert, a journalist. I seek out narratives in my day-to-day, craft puns in my spare time, accidentally interview my friends mid-casual-conversation.
The word just sounds welcoming, like a soft, verbal hug. Oftentimes, the second syllable lasts longer than the moment shared between passersby, as if to not only offer an approaching
Nestled in a quaint village on the outskirts of the jungle in Anjuna, Goa is an old Portuguese house that is the home to a small media organization with a
By Alex Counts
Earlier this year, the American India Foundation community bid a fond farewell to Venkatesh Raghavendra, affectionately known to all as Venky, from our staff team. We