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Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

“Break the Silence.” “Stop Violence Towards Women.” “Rape is Wrong.” Just a few of the slogans the Softchoice Cares team were asked to paint across the walls of Poprada Village homes. Theese are messages that Jatan is working to bring to all of the villages in the Rajasthan District as part of its larger initiative to ensure change in the status of women in their society. And as we walked … [Read More...]

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India: Finding Harmony Within the Noise

The end of the first work week got off to a rough start for me. The spicy and exotic Indian food that was so great the first few days was now losing its charm. The constant honking and swerving to get … [Read More...]

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Access to Knowledge is Power

Access to knowledge is power. An easy thing to say but a difficult concept to grasp when we in North America live with a device attached to us at all times. We have the power to learn and to explore … [Read More...]

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India – A Feast for the Eyes

Glances out the window reveal life in action. A bare-foot and bare-bottomed boy running down an alleyway using a stick to control a rolling bicycle tire. An old man wrapped in many layers of clothing … [Read More...]

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Unleashing the Hope within Rajasthan’s Local Youth

Children scare me. Why and when this fear developed, I'm not 100% sure. I do find them cute, and I do care about kids, but the thought of the responsibility to raise a child tends to bring out the … [Read More...]

When a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity Happens Twice

When a Once in a Lifetime Opportunity Happens Twice

I've know from a very young age the importance of helping others and making an impact in their lives.  I remember when I was 10 years old, listening to my best friend's father share his stories of … [Read More...]