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Gando

We visited the village of Gando and the land given to Community Forests Pemba for the Pemba Sustainability Institute (PSI). We wanted to involve the community and hear their...

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India Update

Having finished working with Nadukuppam High School (and Pitchandikulam Forest), I have settled into a month of travelling. Being drawn to natural wonders, I visited Hampi,...

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Wete, Pemba

Estelle and I are now on Pemba Island and staying with Mbarouk Mussa Omar, the director of CFI's projects on Pemba.  Mbarouk and his family are very gracious hosts,...

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Zanzibar

Assalaama aleykum, peace to you.  We are now in Stone Town, Zanzibar, our last stop on our way to Pemba Island.  Pemba is about 50km north of Zanzibar, across the...

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Nairobi, Kenya

We are now in Nairobi, Kenya, awaiting our flight to Zanzibar on the 3rd. While here we hope to visit Uruhu Park and Freedom Corner, made famous by Kenyan political and...

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GSL in India!

Having spent the last several days visiting Pitchandikulam Forests and its surrounding projects, Lourdes and myself have decided that Nadukuppam High School is a perfect...

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Pitchandikulum Forest

After an overnight train to Chenai (Madras), a bus to Pondicherry and a 4km walk, I have found myself, in a place called Auroville. My teacher, Rico had been telling me of this...

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Mangalore Meeting

Having finish with the Course, I had a day in Mangalore to meet with some past graduates from the Coady International Institute. I had the great pleasure of meeting...

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Kampala, Uganda

Estelle and I have completed our PDC and we're now making our way to Tanzania, via Kenya.  Overall the course was quite good.  Though we were familiar with much...

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Purnavasu Farm

 

What an amazing week! I have been busy working on our group design project on Purnavasu farm in the village of Adamaru, 15 kilometers south of Udipi in southern...

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Ssanje, Uganda

We have just wrapped up a busy week of PC instruction and are now moving from our requisite individual design projects to group design. The area to be improved is in the...

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Jinja, Uganda

Estelle and I have arrived safe and sound in East Africa. We were kindly informed upon arriving in Nairobi, Kenya that a transit strike was imminent and so had to travel on to...

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Permaculture Begins…

Thanks to wi-fi conectivity here at Beeja, I will be able to send updates thoughout the week. Beeja is the name of the compound where I am studying. It is run by...

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