Month: February 2017

Niranjana Public Welfare Trust

Niranjana Public Welfare Trust

Niranjana Public Welfare Trust works in a small village just outside of Bodhgaya, Bihar. The Trust works in many different capacities: they have a school, a healthcare clinic, an orphanage, and they help provide resources for farmers in the community. The school is just a […]

Vacha Trust: An Girls’ Empowerment Organization Working in Mumbai

Vacha Trust: An Girls’ Empowerment Organization Working in Mumbai

Vacha Trust is an organization in Mumbai, India that works to empower girls living the in nearby slum communities. The organization began as a resource center, but now offers training for girls so that they can be active citizens in their community. They teach leadership, […]

Ankita Isor: From Mumbai to St. Louis and Back Again

Ankita Isor: From Mumbai to St. Louis and Back Again

I first met Ankita Isor at a Starbucks on campus. She was an exchange student from Mumbai and had my friend as a professor in a Women’s and Gender Studies course. My friend suggested we meet because we both share a love of women’s issues […]