Tag Archives: Environmental sustainability

An academic session on leveraging voluntarism

There are two components to the Indian field experience, an academic component and an experiential learning component which occurs mostly with our partner organizations. We bridge these two components with reflection, writing, and praxis. The academic component covers two themes: … Continue reading

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Working for change within the system – World Bangalore 10K

By Erika Takeo Yesterday we went to the World Bangalore 10K race sponsored by Tata Consultancy Services. This is a large event where NGOs can raise funds for their causes by participating in the race. Moreover, businesses can “run for … Continue reading

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on sidewalks, solid waste, and social change

To an outsider, this may seem like common sense. In Bangalore, however, it can sometimes be easier said than done. At first, the regular occurrence of people walking in the street — particularly in areas with sidewalks — struck me … Continue reading

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CP Ramaswamy Foundation and the environment

One of the organizations that we met in Chennai was the CP Ramaswamy Foundation (CPR). CPR helped the Wooster community manage the allocation of funds to rebuild Wooster Nagar. CPR is still actively involved in Woo Nagar, helping Wooster’s Rotary … Continue reading

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Sustainable energy solutions for the underserved

Nearly 87 percent of India’s 640 thousand villages have population clusters of 2,000 people or fewer. In spite of a network of 3.6 million rural retail outlets that provide food and other consumer goods, there is very little active marketing … Continue reading

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