From Dropout to Doctor Hopeful

Posted on July 07, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

Recently I interviewed Insha* about her schooling and her hopes for the future. She just received her exam results, and we are thrilled to say she passed!

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An Indian Wedding in the Village

Posted on May 20, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 2 Comments

An Indian wedding in the village. One of our artisan's sons was getting married! I had no idea what lay in store for me...

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The Best Aloo Parathas Ever!

Posted on May 11, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

One of our favorite artisan families is always trying to feed us aloo paranthas (potato stuffed flat bread). Such a sweet family that has taught us heaps about hospitality...

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Who is Most Happy?

Posted on April 12, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 5 Comments

Our artisans ask me when am I going to have another child. I would be secure and happy if I had more than one child. Does being married and having sons equal happiness?

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Glorious Okra

Posted on March 23, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 0 Comments

Sometimes okra gets a bad rap. If you make a face when you think about okra, this recipe may very well change your mind...

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Unlocking the Culture

Posted on March 17, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 2 Comments

We need small keyholes that unlock the culture. India is such a fascinating and complex society, that sometimes confounds my Western brain...

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Generosity

Posted on February 27, 2015 by Alicia Hatton | 1 Comment

Did you ever think that how you drink from your water bottle might reveal something about your culture and its values?

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