An Umbrella Approach to Make Public Health Accessible and Affordable

Being a development practitioner and a professional social worker, I am keen to explore and […]


Empowered Women Empower Women

I was excited when I found out I’d be attending the MANSI Thematic Conference in […]


When Water Turned to Blood (Menses)

Tsering’s Fellowship is made possible by the Rural India Supporting Trust. “Auntie, may I have […]


Unforunately my life is not like the movie ‘Wake Up Sid’, and no, I am not ‘Dreaming in Hindi”

Unfortunately my life is not like the movie ‘Wake Up Sid’, and no, I am […]


Introducing Broadleaf Health and Education Alliance

It has been a long time since I have posted to this blog.  Writing has […]


Private Schools in Rural Communities of the Darjeeling Hills (Part II): A Glimpse into the Reality

In my previous post, I wrote about the rapid growth of private schools in rural […]


Janani Suraksha Yojana and the Bumpy Road to Maternal Health

Over the last couple months of my fellowship, I have had the exciting opportunity to […]


The Many Layers of India

This past week was incredibly special – Dufur, Oregon came to south India. My wonderful […]


Folk Dancin’ for Maternal and Newborn Health

On Monday, I traveled with my colleague, Anupam Sarkar, a nutrition and newborn health expert […]


Getting Started with MANSI, the Maternal and Newborn Survival Initiative, in Jharkhand, India

I arrived in Jharkhand, India  nearly a month ago. I came here as a William […]

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