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Living under a Highway Bridge : : We are very fortunate to work with such an accepting and receptive community. Despite dropping the project for a year, due to lack of man-power, we have received support from the community and I have seen their trust build tremendously within the past three months. While most of my […]

The Challenge of Getting Started

What I (thought I) knew before I started my internship: I was recruited by EduCARE to become a Project Manager for MicroempowerED, focusing on a Woman’s Self Help Group for micro finance activities. Having a Bachelors in Nonprofit-Management and knowledge about business planning, sustainable development and micro finance, I thought that I was well prepared […]

A Self Help Group and a Store for the Women Economic Empowerment

This month was a month of change. As the rains begin to cease and temperatures cool, the end of the monsoon is upon us and a new season is taking shape. The hills are turning brown as the women shave their green hair, gathering the grass for the cattle in the winter and hanging it […]