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Mid-Year Public Progress Report Ahmedabad, Gujarat Raksha Joshi grew up in Louisiana and graduated with degrees in education and psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.  For her fellowship, she is partnered with Ahmedabad Ultimate and hopes to use the medium of sport to help educate children on the value of sportsmanship, team building, [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Gulbarga, Karnataka With a Master’s in Psychology from Boston University, Geetha Mathews  is partnered with Dharwar based non-profit Vidya Poshak. Geetha’s four year stint as an event producer holds her in good stead as she brings professional and life skills to strengthening Vidya Poshak’s Graduate Finishing School (GFS). At GFS, Geetha [...]

Mid Year Public Progress Report Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh Born and raised in Hong Kong, Pooja Shahani’s fellowship project aims to create a sustainable radio program Kanpur-based NGO Shramik Bharti. Pooja graduated from Middlebury College, Vermont with a Bachelors in Creative Writing and Economics. Pooja feels that media is a platform through which people can communicate [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Gadchiroli, Maharashtra Laxmi Chhaya graduated from Aston Univarsity, UK with a degree in Psychology and Management. This year she is partnered with Society for Education, Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH) in Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, and is developing effective communication tools to disseminate health information in the villages around SEARCH. Background [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Ahmedabad, Gujarat As one of the only premedical students majoring in International Development Studies, Rikin’s interests lie in the realm of healthcare development. His travels have exposed him to life and cultures throughout the world from Buenos Aires to Rajkot. As an August 2009 fellow, Rikin is partenered with Aajeevika Bureau [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Gogunda, Rajasthan Simmi Dixit hails from Ottawa Canada. Most recently, Simmi completed her Masters in Migration Studies at Sussex, UK. Simmi’s background is in social justice, youth empowerment and promoting anti-oppression frameworks in community development programs. Prior to joining Indicorps she served as a program coordinator, for survivors of domestic violence, [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu Sutirtha graduated from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS). Throughout his academic career Sutirtha was involved with community service activities. As a part of the PondyCAN! team Sutirtha propels his desire for community service through an environment education program with children from local schools. NGO & Community [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Saked, Madhya Pradesh A native of Massachusetts, Preeyanka Shah graduated from Duke University in 2009 with a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Preeyanka is partnered with the Adharshila Learning Center in Madhya Pradesh. She currently is involved in a variety of educational and environmental initiatives, while also focusing on increasing [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Bagar, Rajasthan In 2008, Sahil Chaudry graduated with a Bachelors in political science and international relations from University of Southern California where he also served as Student Body President.  As an August 2009 fellow, he is involved in two initiatives of the Grassroots Development Laboratory, the Bagar Employment Institute (BEI) and [...]

Mid-Year Public Progress Report Ahmedabad, Gujarat After studying chemical engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, Rahul Brahmbhatt spent the past eight years working in engineering, sales, and marketing.  In 2008, Rahul returned to school at George Mason University to study Sports Management. He is currently a Fellow with Ahmedabad Ultimate, a grassroots sports [...]

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