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Why Burundi?

Why Burundi?

Tevel was drawn to work in Burundi first and foremost due to the dire need in the country. The third poorest nation in…

Agriculture- the source of life

Agriculture- the source of life

by Bryan Lieblik, Tevel Fellowship Each day in the Agriculture Thematic Group brings new activities of all varieties: whether teaching local farmers…

A CLOSER LOOK AT GARBAGE IN NEPAL

A CLOSER LOOK AT GARBAGE IN NEPAL

By Cara Walden, Tevel Fellowship 2014 Coming to Nepal has forced me face something that I have never thought about before. Garbage. …

Another way to see Nepal

Another way to see Nepal

by Hava Meirovitch, Tevel Fellowship 2014 I came to Tevel b’Tzedek after spending a year in Germany, as part of a joint…

Musings from Burundi

Musings from Burundi

By Gera Tsahalin, Burundi Coordinator The river winds through the dense flora and flows into the stunning delta of a deep blue…

Lessons from Nepal: Village Life

Lessons from Nepal: Village Life

by Deena Cowans, Tevel Community 14th Cohort. Originally published in her blog Beit Deena. I recently spent a few days in Manegau,…

APW: Weighing the Scales and Checking them Again

APW: Weighing the Scales and Checking them Again

by Matthew Kessler, originally published in his blog All Pursuits Worthwhile Life is more of a scale than a finish line. We…

Integrating Volunteers into Long-Term Sustainable Development Projects

Integrating Volunteers into Long-Term Sustainable Development Projects

* This post was originally published in Repair Labs Service-Learning Journal on February 27th, 2012.  The dilemma that this article explores is…

Where in the world is Ramechap?

Where in the world is Ramechap?

Ramechap district is located in a mountainous region in central Nepal, and while not geographically far from Kathmandu, the terrain and infrastructure…

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