Tag Archives: Environmental sustainability

On the Importance of Consultation

By Mekdes Shiferaw ’23 Historically, Adivasis communities, many of whom live in India’s forests, have not been consulted when it comes to use of their land. They are often subject to forced displacement and inadequate compensation for ancestral or tribal … Continue reading

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Towards Community Forest Rights

By Maggie Dougherty ’21 Most years, Wooster’s Global Social Entrepreneurship (GSE) program is distinguished from the Local SE program by one crucial word: global. On any other year, Wooster’s GSE students would be in Bangalore, India, working and living in … Continue reading

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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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