A whirlwind of Visions

Author: Charlene Judith Pereira, Bhumi Fellow Synopsis Visions are dreams with purpose and an element of certainty. The visions of the teachers made me hopeful.   “I want my students to be kind,”  the 3rd-grade teacher expressed, “They should be able to climb one step higher than me.” Visions are

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Shadows

Author: Anjali Sarmah, Bhumi Fellow As a new entrant to the social sector, the first two months of the fellowship were quite challenging. It took a lot of time and continuous reflection to be able to work without external factors getting in the way. “Social change is a marathon,

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The Journey So Far

My journey so far has been about confronting what I have been running away from. It has been about understanding how the savior complex has played out in my journey.  With our cohort stepping into the second year of the fellowship, I am grateful for the year that has

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Building Bridges

Being a teacher involves establishing a culture of trust – with your students, parents, and co-teachers. As a new teacher and a virtual stranger, I wondered if it would be possible for me to achieve this in a virtual environment. Looking back, I can visualize how nervous I was

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