Glimpses of Madhopur

In Harry Potter, when Harry needs to conjure a Patronus, the charm needed to get […]


Of Plums and Horizons — Part I

It had been a grueling three hours of uphill, crisscross, back-and-forth travel. Especially for a […]


My Life in Rural Rajasthan

When I speak with my friends about my work here in Sawai Madhopur, I joke […]



To most travelers Hadad, Gujarat is a quick pit stop on the Ambaji Highway – […]


The Winning Formula, by Alex Counts, President, American...

Remarks at the Conclusion of the 2016-17 AIF Clinton Fellowship Program The speech below was […]


Driving Away: Leaving the Kattaikkuttu Sangam

Shuffling embraces, final words of encouragement, and promises. Then the door opens and closes. A […]


When education wins

Call me naive, but I never truly understood how or why education was always considered […]


Memory Marg

I left my home-away-from-home in August 2014. I took one last bite of stuffed naan […]


I met ambiguity

“Forge through ambiguity.” These were the words of advice that we were given at the […]


Rethinking Education

When I began my observations at my placement, I felt concerned. Yes, I admit it.  […]


The One Where Caleb Plants a Tree

It was a particularly hot day in Gujarat. As the car came to a stop […]


The Inspiration Behind Philanthropy

Now that the spring gala season at AIF has drawn to a dramatic close with […]

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