Posts Tagged ‘Fellowship’

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, [...]

28.01.2012

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Fellowship

By Preethi Sundaram “Let’s give the villagers soup – we’ll start a soup kitchen.” “I’m going to bring sprouts to the school today – they kids can eat it and be healthy.” Great ideas- except one thing. Nobody understands what you’re talking about. International development, grassroots field work, poverty alleviation are all very trendy words [...]

Thinking now about why I wanted to do the Indicorps fellowship feels like trying to remember something from a past life. It’s a bit hazy and very diluted by what the year would eventually become. I remember that I wanted to challenge myself, I wanted to do service, and more than anything, I wanted to [...]

The toughest Fellowship program in India invites dedicated individuals of Indian origin who are willing to challenge themselves to serve with humility and pride. If you are ready to test your mettle, your worth, your purpose, come apply. Are you ready to put all you have got on the line? We are looking for individuals [...]

Update on the Indicorps Fellowship Application process: the Application Deadline has been extended to March 27th 2011, 11:59pm EST. Good luck to all the applicants and we look forward to reading your submissions soon!

Dear Changemakers, Pour in equal measures community immersion, grassroots development, courage, and compassion. Indicorps offers Fellowships for passionate individuals of Indian origin to implement sustainable development projects with community-based organizations across India, to live simply and to embody what it means to “BE THE CHANGE.” Compact it into a year. From Gujarat to Bihar, and [...]

As an integral part of this year’s Indicorps Fellowship, each 2009 Fellow crafted a 3-4 day Personal Workshop visit to a community-based grassroots development organization on a topic of interested to them. Fellows were encouraged to spend a few days at a different organization, learn from their experience(s), and share best practices.  Fellows were given [...]

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 [...]

An elderly woman came into a rural government hospital recently, complaining of a bothersome gynecological problem.  I looked into Hirabai’s weathered, wizened face, and I detected only the slightest trace of worry behind her grin.  She was merely being cautious.  She did not anticipate any major problems.  I hoped she was right, as I watched [...]

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