Monthly Archives: November 2016


Time is winding down here. Only 1 more day at the project then should fly home on Friday, as long as Lufthansa isn’t still on strike then. This morning there was a small cobra near the mess, where we eat! Everyone was quite excited about it but I managed to […]

Blog From India: Nov. 30, 2016


Our days have been full and varied. We have just returned from a 2 day trip to Deodurg, 4 hours drive away, to where I originally volunteered in 1994. We stopped and visited several clients, some of whom I hadn’t seen in over 20 years. It was heart-warming to see […]

Blog From India: Nov. 25, 2016


The 2nd day here we went on a field visit to see a family. They literally lived in the fields, miles from the nearest road. There were goats tethered on their porch and bullocks resting peacefully under the large mango tree. The purpose of the visit was to see a […]

Blog From India: Nov. 18, 2016



We arrived here in Koppal this morning on the overnight train and had a lovely welcome from the Samuha staff at the station. It is lovely to be back here among old friends. I am here with Lesley and Dennis Schwab. After settling in, we visited the spinal cord injury […]

Blog From India: Nov. 17, 2016