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Volunteering for Environmental and Social Change

This blog post was written by Sara Mitsinikos, who volunteered with READ in Bhutan and India in the summer of 2014. Our world is globalizing at an increasingly rapid pace, impacting everything from local economies, to social norms around gender, to the environment. These changes impact people around the world – including rural villagers in […]

A Journey in Images: READ Model Center, Nepal

This is the second of a two-part guest blogger series from READ Nepal volunteer Melanie Avery on her experience with READ Global in Nepal. Have you ever wondered what a READ Center looks like? I hadn’t even heard of a READ Center until this year when I started volunteering at the non-profit organization READ Global […]

Being an “Illiterate” Australian in Nepal

This is the first of a two-part guest blogger series from READ Nepal volunteer Melanie Avery on her experience with READ Global in Nepal. Ka, Kha, Ga, Gha, Nga – my favorite letters of the Nepali alphabet. As an Australian living in Nepal, the national script Devanagari is foreign to me, as is the spoken […]

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