Archive for the ‘Fellowship’ Category

Abhijit Kaushik is an Indicorps 2012 Fellow partnered with Sadhana, an NGO operating in Chamarajanagar district in Karnataka. Abhijit’s project is to create and execute a village development plan in Tavarekatte Mole, where he currently resides. Nature. The word often brings up images of greenery and serenity. Things that are “natural” give us some inherent sense [...]

Moving past the “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” mentality   This post is written by Shital Shah, an August 2005 Fellow. Shital currently focuses on mobile financial services strategy with ShoreBank International. Should nonprofits exist forever? With socially-oriented missions and as anchors in local communities, nonprofits play a unique role in addressing gaps [...]

Bhanu  grew up in India and moved to US for graduate studies. She received her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign.  Since her Ph.D. Bhanu has been actively conducting research in diverse areas in Europe and US .  She currently lives in Ohio, USA and  balances her time between [...]

This post is written by Roopal Shah, Indicorps Co-Founder and an avid surfer. Indicorps’ decision to unmoor itself from running a Fellowship program after a decade of running successful fellowships has parallels with an experienced surfer deliberately surfing without a leash. 70-year old surfing veteran and owner of Star Surfing San Diego, Glenn Paculba says, [...]

January 14, 2013 Sonal Singhal was an Indicorps 2006 Fellow and is currently a member of Indicorps’ Board of Directors. Sonal is currently pursuing her PhD in Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley. At first glance, the two most formative experiences of my life in no way inform each other. The first – a year spent in [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Ahmedabad, Gujarat Anila Yadavalli is an Indicorps 2012 Fellow partnered with Ahmedabad based SHARDA Trust.  Anila’s project focuses on building and implementing a community specific math curriculum.    Would you call the glass half-full or half-empty? With six months complete and six months left of my Indicorps Fellowship, I am going [...]

Priti Shah is an Indicorps 2012 Fellow partnered with Mysore based Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM). Priti’s project focuses on strengthening a Palliative Care* program pilot. What is the quality of life? How does one define quality of life? How does life and death affect an individual’s quality of life? Where do you draw the [...]

It is a way of life that requires time and commitment – so much so that farmers literally must live where they “work.”

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