12.07.2010

Indicorps’ Retrospective Book: Why we’re writing and how you can help

Fellowship

What effect do the Fellows have on their communities? What effect did the communities have on the Fellows? What value does Indicorps add to the conversation on development and service? What story can we tell?

July 2010 marks the completion of Indicorps’ tenth Fellowship class. Each Fellowship class renews the original purpose of Indicorps, and helps us refine why we exist. In an attempt to answer larger questions about Indicorps’ purpose and impact over the last decade, Gaurav Madan (August 08 Fellow) traveled across India to 10 project sites (representing each year of the Fellowship). He has authored a series of essays that will form the content of a book, currently being edited and designed, and due for release this fall.

This book will tell our story. It will attempt to draw a clear link between personal transformation and societal transformation. The intended audience is people like you – people who are interested in grassroots development and can appreciate a nuanced look at the Fellowship experience. We’d like to share the book at service seminars, relevant non-profits, academic/research institutes, and other like-minded events, to help create a paradigm shift in ways to approach grassroots service and personal growth.  If you know of any upcoming events from October 2010 through March 2011, where we can present the book, let us know at book@indicorps.org. We will distribute copies at the upcoming alumni reunion.

Additionally, we may be asking Fellow and staff alumni for photographs, ideas for distribution, and input over content and style over the next two months.

1 Response to Indicorps’ Retrospective Book: Why we’re writing and how you can help

Geeta Verghese

July 14th, 2010 at 8:57 pm

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I would very much like to have a copy of this book, could you please let me know where I could get a copy.
Many thanks

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