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education

Storytellers of Anderson

Story has the power to heal and advance everyone, no matter who you are… no matter where you live. Fireside International is committed to keeping everyone in the conversation, whether at home or abroad. We do this domestically by hosting workshops, speaking at community and corporate
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Mere Whispers of History

Amrutha Pulikottil joined Fireside as the Operations Manager in September 2012. She was born in India and currently lives in Anderson, Indiana. She reflects on her own passion for writing and the importance of literacy in development work.  The women in my family were mere whispers in
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EXCLUSIVE: Ann Curry & The State of Education in Haiti

On January 12, 2010, at 4:53PM, as the end of this life was ushered in for hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting men, women, and children in Haiti, another virulent shock-wave buckled and tore along abstract social, political, spiritual, and international fault lines. Humanity was sha
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How Can Technology Change A Nation?

Once upon a time, I had a wild idea for a project called “The Learning Village.” In this idea, kids and adults living in Haiti can actually learn using little more than iPods and solar chargers. A few of the key strengths of the idea include: By using audio & video, w
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