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“Saaf Sehai Say Het Lai!”

This week has been action-packed everyday, challenging, and exhausting for our whole team as we are all determined to make our ambitious sanitation project successful, sustainable, and tailored to incorporate community input at every step. With the project in full swing, our team felt a need to educate all members of the community about the…… Continue reading “Saaf Sehai Say Het Lai!”

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The Search for Community Committee Members

Today our group divides into several subteams, and my subteam and I have the assignment of scouting for 3 involved and enthusiastic community members that would be willing to become a part of the project’s community committee. The community committee is a body that would oversee the progress of the program and be the community’s…… Continue reading The Search for Community Committee Members

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Shopping with a Professor

In the excitement over our project and getting then tons of things set up before our project could launch we canceled our weekend plans to Jaipur. J and I spent our Saturday morning shopping with our supervisor/professor Dr. Miraj who is the Head of the Department of Healthcare and Philanthropy at RF, quite an interesting…… Continue reading Shopping with a Professor

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Picking a Project out of a Haystack

Today, our MIT-RF team buckled down for a looong meeting on campus. We sat down and talked about all our findings/surveying the past two days and the major problems each of our groups (one for health, disability, and education) found in our respective areas. It was really exciting to be brainstorming several solutions to the…… Continue reading Picking a Project out of a Haystack