Helene and I have left Gram Vikas. Our departure takes place exactly four months after we arrived, wide-eyed, on Gram Vikas’ lush campus at the beginning of winter. I won’t lie: we had hopes of staying here one year, so ...Read More »
In the Eye of the Storm
One… two… Is this thing on? Three months since our last blog post… And to think I had such good intentions of diligently posting, chronicling our experience as we enter the development field. I saw myself tracking the stirrings of ...Read More »
Why Help Abroad?
When we tell friends about our choice to go work in India in international development, one question returns often: Why help abroad? Why not at home? There’s no denying there’s plenty to do back here in Canada. We may have ...Read More »
We’re Moving to India!
I thought it’d take longer than this. When Helene and I began working on this blog, we envisioned it as a chronicle of our efforts to enter the international development sector. I felt that there would be weeks, perhaps months ...Read More »
The Rice People
In Chennai, South India, the Tamil reinvent rice into a variety of delicious, healthy dishes.Read More »