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To Parents: A Gratitude

Anna G. Stevens, Instructor

Yak of the Week

Dear Parents of Team India Students, I am writing with a note of gratitude. Perhaps it is unconventional in nature, but I hope you are able to enjoy a cup of chai as you read these words written from a small village in the Indian Himalayas. I am......Read More

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Group arrived safely in Delhi

India Instructor Team, Participant

Hello all! We have all safely arrived in (very hot) Delhi after our beautiful month in Ladakh. This is a photo from our gorgeous flight over the Himalayas back to the Plains. We are now on our way to our hostel. What a wonderful 3 months it has......Read More

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India: Himalayas to the Ganges River

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To My Parents

Lily Cunningham, Participant

Yak of the Week

To Mom and Dad, For my whole life, you have been my travellers, leaving home for a little while at a time and coming back home with stories and tales of places I never knew. And when you took me with you, you’d read me little bits from the......Read More

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A Period of Transference

We Team, Instructor

With only four days left together, our group has been settled into the village of Phyang beginning our transference journey. With views of snow capped Himalayas and sounds of chanting coming from the nearby monestary, we are spending our days in......Read More

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India: Himalayas to the Ganges River

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Trekking for the Week

Instructors, Participant

Dear Friends and Family, Our group will be headed to Sham Valley tomorrow for the final leg of our journey: a week-long trek in the Himalayas. During this time we will not have internet access and will not be posting Yak’s. We will be......Read More

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Return from Rural Home-Stays

We-Team!, Participant

Our group has just returned from Tar, a remote mountain village where we have lived for the past week. This has been an amazing time for our group to slow down, take time to ourselves, and move our bodies. Our days were spent helping home-stay......Read More

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Julley from Tar!

Madison Beveridge, Participant

Nestled between large, earth-toned rocks, filled with trickling streams and smiling faces, is Tar village. Above the mountains, the sky is clear and bright, speckled with birds and void of the noises we have come accustomed to. After a morning of......Read More

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Feeling blessed

The - We Team, Instructor

What more would you want than the founder of SECMOL talking to 30 Mumbai teachers about education and how we can change the world with our own little army? We feel blessed to be part of this with our students, getting to experience knowledge raining......Read More

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Team India Itinerary Update

We-Team!, Participant

Dear Family, Friends, Mentors, and Loved Ones, We are headed into our final weeks of this course and wanted to provide you with an update about our itinerary.  Please understand that over the next 2.5 weeks there will be minimal access to internet......Read More

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Mom & Dad

Belle Zhao, Participant

Hey mom, hey dad, how is everything? It’s me, Belle, your daughter. I’ve been thinking a lot about you two recently. Well I always am, but just more lately. We’ve spent the past week in a place called Ladakh. Dad, I think......Read More

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Lessons in India

Wyatt Strombom, Participant

It feels good to reflect on the days I’ve spent in India.  Though it isn’t noticed at first, when I think about it, I believe I have learned so much during my time here.  No I haven’t learned anything about Biology or Mathematics but is that......Read More