English: The Language of Power

“How are you teacher!?” “I am very good. Thank you. Aur Aap bataaiae.” “Main tikh […]

Shan: Ghost of the Outdoor Classroom

It was a typical Friday morning in the Snow Leopard Conservancy-India Trust (SLC-IT) office. Most […]

The Joys of Getting to Work Early

I hardly thought I would be saying this. Having lived and worked in New Delhi […]

Leapfrogging and Solar Energy

Let’s start with a quote by Douglas Adams (2005), author of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to […]

Understanding the Community: Perspectives and Facts

Spending a month on site with my AIF host organization Lokadrusti, doing field visits and interacting […]

Feet on Fire: My Life in the Garden

Out of all the surprises that have come with my first month of service in […]

Fellowship and Beyond: The Importance of Women-Led Change

Earlier this year, I got the opportunity to participate in an Alumni panel during the […]

Retrospect and Nostalgia: Start of the Journey

Growing up, I was surrounded by strong women from the maternal side of my family: […]

The Power of a Single Word: Passion

The movie credits start rolling as tears fall down my cheeks. I am feeling sad, […]

Crossing Cultures in Khandar: Creating a Rural Village Homestay Program in Rajasthan

As we inched along the rutted dirt road through fields of Bajra, I still wasn’t […]

Red Waste: Rethinking Menstruation, Taboo, and the Environment

Anecia’s Fellowship is made possible by the Rural India Supporting Trust. In the U.S., we […]

Best of Both Worlds: My Journey to the AIF Clinton Fellowship

As a child, I watched Khabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham every night. I memorized Hrithrik Roshan’s […]

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