Category Archives: News from campus

Course activities, introduction of other participants and projects, new insights

Learnings from Kanthari

In my day to day work I often remember the time I spent in India and the skills I learned during my training in Kanthari International. During the first three months in Brazil I conducted a needs study in order … Continue reading

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The clock is ticking

Only six more weeks to go until arrival of the new batch of participants in Kanthari International! And still there is so much work to do… This week, the whole Kanthari team prepared a list of more then 100 things … Continue reading

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Cats and Dogs

It has been some time since I wrote my last update, so I first of all wish my readers all the best for the year 2012. may it be a good year to work towards the realization of our dreams. … Continue reading

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Graduation Speech

From Sunday, November 27th to Tuesday, November 29th there are graduation speeches here in IISE. 16 participants from 13 countries present their projects on many different topics: disability, youth empowerment, HIV/AIDS. Each of us has a 15 minutes speech and … Continue reading

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An insight in Laurie Baker Architecture

All buildings at the International Institute for Social Entrepreneurs are built in a Laurie Baker style, this means use of local materials and cost effective techniques. Walls are built with bricks and mud in round shapes. In the concrete cover … Continue reading

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Time is Flying

It has been a long time since my last post on this blog. The reason is that after my return to Kerala time is flying. When I think that a week has just started it is already Friday. In about … Continue reading

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Arrival in Simikot

August 2nd: Getting started Today is the first official day of internship. Here office work starts only at 10 am after lunch. Therefore, I have long hours in the morning to myself. I do some work at the computer and … Continue reading

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End of act 2

As a part of the curriculum, all participants were working with different partner organizations or started their own activist group. Taffy from Zimbabwe and me decided to join Action Council Vellarada because we were attracted by their analysis of the … Continue reading

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Get your Save Sahya ringtone!

We created a special ring tone for the Save Sahya movement. You can download it here and help to spread this movement all over the world. speakup ringtone

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Work, work, work…

Now I have been in India already for six months. Time is flying and soon act 2 is ending. This is the phase of our training when we work in cooperation with local organizations to apply our acquired skills in … Continue reading

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