Category Archive for "Volunteer blogs"

Conscious Composting

By Emily Gruber, Fellowship 5th cohort Since being in Nepal, and especially living in Ramechhap, I’ve become much more aware of the…

Every Seed that is Planted will Sprout in its Own Time

By Yuval Elbashan Unlike the romanticism that people often associate it with, the life of pursuing social justice is filled with disappointments.…

Unlikely Friendships

By Aviela Weltman Human connection can be a predictable thing- we choose to befriend those who are like us. My friends usually…

Rose, Thorn and Bud

By Livia Nulman, Tevel Fellowship 2016-2017 Every Friday night after everyone has eaten enough to be able to focus on anything other…

6 years later- Tevel alumnus Ari Eichler visits the village where he volunteered

Ari Eichler was a participant of the 8th cohort of the Tevel Community in Nepal between October 2010-February 2011.  He visited  Nepal…

Updates From The Field: Burundi

In 2015, Tevel implemented a literacy and math program in Burundi, conducted by two social mobilizers, Priska and Ameline, local women who…

Understanding and Adapting- Cultural Differences In Our Work

By Michel Ndayisaba, Tevel Fellowship My name is Michel Ndayisaba. My colleagues call me Michimich. At university I studied Communications. Now I…

My Dream For Burundi

By Fabrice Muhoza, Tevel Fellowship My name is Fabrice Muhoza, 30 years old from Makamba province in Burundi. After hearing that the…

This is not what their lives should be

by Aviela Weltman, the Tevel Fellowship program We arrived in the Manegau village to assess the damage done there by the earthquake.…

The Home that Disappeared into Dust

by Sam, Tevel Community Program Puna Tamang watched his friends throw rocks at what was left of his old house, a skeleton…

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