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Director of Creative Content Andrew Delaney gives us a view to the Creative Grants process and the winning projects we are proud to support....

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Saying Goodbye

December 4, 2008 | 1 Comments

Today I woke up and realized with sadness that it is our last day here. The TCV, a quiet oasis in the chaos of India, has quickly become our home and our students have become...

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Experiencing the Dalai Lama

December 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Today is the 48th anniversary of TCV, and the Dalai Lama is the guest of honor. All of the Bridges to Understanding mentors and staff were invited to attend as VIPs. Over 5,000 people attended...

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What do computers teach us? Patience.

December 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

This morning is our last working session. We have not been too worried as we only have a bit of finessing to do on our Bridges to Understanding digital story. However, after yet another poorly...

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Finishing Our Project

November 20, 2008 | 0 Comments

Today we are completing the final edit of our project. I have spent most of my morning working in the Peace Center on the computer with the girls Dadon and Phunima. I have been helping...

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Day 8 in India

November 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

The calm of Sunday morning dissipated quickly as the students arrived. They listened attentively through a quick but comprehensive photography lesson from Josh and then they got busy with a photo ordering exercise to teach...

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Day Five in India

October 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

Today we woke up early to watch the last presidential debate live. The Indian coverage of the election has been extensive here, both in the papers and on TV. I have been keeping an eye...

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Day 4 in India

October 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

Up before dawn to view the Taj Mahal at sunrise; it was incredibly beautiful but very crowded (up to 20,000 people a day ). Guru, our guide, told us that there are two kinds of...

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Day 3 in India

October 21, 2008 | 0 Comments

Today we woke up early for our five hour drive to Agra where we listened to the world according to Kewel, our driver. No subject was off limits in this discussion. He gave his thoughts...

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Day Two in India

October 20, 2008 | 0 Comments

“You see everything on these roads, yes?” Kewel announced gleefully as we overtook an elephant at high speed. Today our Muslim guide, Jilani, led us south to Quitab Minar, a huge and highly detailed Muslim...

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Day One in India

October 15, 2008 | 0 Comments

After 24 hours of flying, we were welcomed at 6AM in Delhi by a huge red sun and some fragrant floral garlands. I had just started my two week adventure in India with my husband...

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Working as a Youth Mentor in India

October 14, 2008 | 2 Comments

Helen Tapping, (H to her friends and colleagues) director of marketing communications at Getty Images, is on her way to Dharamsala India, home of the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government in exile. There, she...

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The Ardh Kumbh Mela Festival

January 29, 2007 | 1 Comments

Mario Tama/Getty Images Tens of thousands of Hindu pilgrims had already jammed the hazy river banks at the holy confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers at 3 AM as I arose from...

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