What does the goat say?

What does the goat say?

I am currently in India with new partners of my organization from Peru, Indonesia and the Philippines to show them how our programs operate. Today, we visited branch offices and borrowers who take loans for toilets, small businesses, water connections, education,...

More of What It’s Really Like

One of my friends asked me in an email yesterday what it was like traveling to India. I usually paraphrase for people my own experience as: loud, crowded, spicy and overwhelming at times. But that doesn’t really even begin to give an accurate picture of what...
Savoring India

Savoring India

The past two weeks have been a bit of a blur. In preparation for an annual partners’ meeting and a one-day conference I was putting on for work, I have been pretty heads down, without time to blog. However, that all ended last night (and went very well) and I...
India – Take 2

India – Take 2

I’ll admit, after I came in December, India was not on the top of my “countries visited” list. I found it overwhelming (as people usually describe) in all senses of the word – smell, sound, sights, cuisine, pace, etc. Parts of it were lovely...
Traveling India

Traveling India

The past two days have been a bit of a blur, traveling all over rural Trichy and beyond in Southern India, taking three flights to Nagpur, and traveling around the rural area here. (One note for foreign travelers to India – you have to go through security again...
Real India

Real India

In my last post, I was giving myself a hard time for sticking around the office and my hotel. Today I got out and experienced India fully, complete with eating with my hand this lovely South Indian lunch above. The staff in the office were giving me a hard time about...

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