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The best day in Ahmedabad was, by far, the day we visited Rudiben in their homes. We had the opportunity to meet and interview six Rudiben. We learned their stories and how Rudi changed their lives. In the rural villages … Continue reading

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Big Ah Ha’s in Ahmedabad

We’ve officially been in in India for three days and there are new learnings everyday. This morning we learned that in order to get a full cup of coffee you have to ask for “American Coffee”. It also came to light that the juice and … Continue reading

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Rudi: Back in Seattle

We all managed to make it back to Seattle from India successfully. Two tips for the airplane: stay hydrated and be sure to walk around and stretch your legs. On my trip back, I developed a blood clot (probably in … Continue reading

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I’ve just arrived in Paris, and find myself surrounded by Westerners for the first time in two weeks.  Twelve hours from now I will set foot back in the States and be on my way to enjoying Christmas Eve dinner … Continue reading

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STFC Day 10 – Our Final Day

These last 10 days of meetings, village visits, chai tea, and mice have been so much more than any of us were expecting. Today was our final meeting with SEWA before heading off to Delhi and then back home. We all spent … Continue reading

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STFC Team Day 8: Soaking up the Ahmedabad culture

Today was Sunday, and our day off. We took this opportunity to look around the city, get a feel for Gujarat and get a glimpse of its colorful traditions. We started the day with a Heritage Walk, going through the … Continue reading

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Swaminarayan Mandir, Stepwell, Akshardham, and More!

In India, there is typically no work on Sundays. So, we used the break to do some of the touristy things. We began our day with the Heritage Walk through the Old City. The walk began at the Swaminarayan Mandir … Continue reading

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Cricket…..rules of engagement – game tonight

Alright, here I go – a blog about on my domain of expertise Each cricket game is played by 2 teams of 11 players each – typically 6 batsmen, 1 wicket keeper & 4 bowlers.  The roles are not exclusive … Continue reading

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What India promises to be…

India is synonymous to diversity.  This diversity that is her core strength as well as her fundamental weakness, pervades all through the country.  As a group of business school students, how much of this diversity can we absorb in 12 days?  What else can … Continue reading

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