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Dreams come true

Dreams come true

When I was accepted to the Tevel Fellowship I was thrilled. I felt that I could not only volunteer and help others but…

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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