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Varanasi

INDIA | Sat, 26 Dec 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [288]

   Our boat was surrounded by others just like it: rickety, in a word, with peeling paint and shoddily assembled wooden planks. I could feel my whiteness in the empty space between us and our boatman, where the other boats were packed to the ... Read more >

Tags: culture, delhi belly, developing world, india, puja, river ganges, varanasi

Delhi

INDIA | Mon, 21 Dec 2015 | By elcastleberry | Views [313]

The chaos of the developing world, all of its stark contrast, reigns here. A child's grimy hand tugs my skirt. I hear the tap-tap-tap of a woman's fingernail on the taxi window, and turn to see her kissing gathered fingers to her mouth in a begging gesture, ... Read more >

Tags: chaos, culture, delhi, developing world, india, india

'Loan a little, change a lot'

INDIA | Sun, 16 Feb 2014 | By tjrossi | Views [1091]

Late last year it was my privilege to attend a field trip in Southern India with Milaap; a social credit organisation based in Bangalore.  Milaap was set up to provide easier access to credit for the working poor of India.  They work with ... Read more >

Tags: developing world, india, loan, tamil nadu, village, volunteer

 

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