Category Archives: Gitanjali

Working Across Time Zones

Working on an international consulting project has its challenges while away from the country of origin! The largest challenge has been communications. With Skype calls, it has been quite difficult to actually have one happen when planned. While we might … Continue reading

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India was amazing… now let the work begin.

WOW.  By now, most of us have trickled back to the US over the past week or so.  We have taken time to digest all of the information we received while in India.  And in some ways we (at least … Continue reading

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Realities of India

Being in India has been quite a drastic change from our lush living in Seattle. Team Gitanjali experienced a lot of differences in the culture and way of life here in India. Due to the nature of our project, we … Continue reading

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Dump Diving – The Life of a Wastepicker

We’ve been in Ahmedabad for 5 days now, and have learned a LOT about the value chain and supply chain for Gitanjali’s products. A huge part of our learning has been about what the Gitanjali employees no longer have to … Continue reading

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Delighting and Daunting

There are a few things that hit you as you walk out of the Mumbai airport. The first is the hot humid air. It slows down your movement as though you’re walking into the air rather than through it. The … Continue reading

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