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illiteracy

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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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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