Life with RUCHI September 24th 2006 If you're curious about RUCHI or what I have actually been doing over the past few weeks, here's what I have been up to!
RUCHI is an NGO (non-governmental organization) in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh, India. It was started by Dharamvir Singh in 1980. The name stands for Rural Center for Human Interests. RUCHI works to improve the lives of Indians living in rural villages in Himach ... read more
Asia » India » Himachal Pradesh The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
I am a biology teacher and a lab tech at the community college in Portland, OR. I'm taking four months off to travel (mostly) solo for three months in Asia, 1 month in Australia, and will be spending Christmas with my family in Hawaii. I'm doing some volunteering in India and Nepal to see how I feel about public health and social work and figure out what I want to do with the rest of my life! ... full info