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A Crisis of Faith: Why Development Work Matters

A Crisis of Faith: Why Development Work Matters

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows You could say I’m having a crisis of faith. I have for some time believed that there was…

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

The Train That Tells – My Life in Mumbai

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows When I was younger, I suffered from fear of germs. My sister, angel that she is, took it…

Tuesdays at the Hospital: Life-Saving Technology in Action

Tuesdays at the Hospital: Life-Saving Technology in Action

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Every Tuesday morning, instead of walking to the BEMPU office for work, I catch a ride to a…

My Journey from Manhattan to Madanapalle

My Journey from Manhattan to Madanapalle

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Prior to this fellowship, my home was the Upper East Side of Manhattan. I lived across the street…

The Incurable Language Bug: My Love Story with Hindi

The Incurable Language Bug: My Love Story with Hindi

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows I came down with the Language Bug in the seventh grade. The affliction took hold during a mandatory…

Living with Floods: Building Livelihood in Assam

Living with Floods: Building Livelihood in Assam

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows I have lived in 14 states of India before coming to Assam and it was my first opportunity…

Mountain Grain Madness

Mountain Grain Madness

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows The first thing you notice about Mukteshwar in Uttarakhand is the sky. It is clear blue during the…

Eat, Eat; Careful – There May Be a Bee in the Honey

Eat, Eat; Careful – There May Be a Bee in the Honey

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Friday evening it was official that I was going to go on the trek! I accompanied Nandan (friend…

Iowa to India

Iowa to India

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows Tucking into the back of an auto rickshaw, cramming between a bus and a cohort of cows, swerving…

In Pursuit of Shamelessness

In Pursuit of Shamelessness

On the Ground in India: Perspectives from American India Foundation’s Clinton Fellows There are few emotions more harmful than shame. It threatens the most fundamental love and respect people have…

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