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The School written by Eliza Davis from Katsikas refugee camp (Greece)

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The School written by Eliza Davis from Katsikas refugee camp (Greece) Jun 24

I am volunteering at Katsikas refugee camp on mainland Greece, and one of my primary duties at camp is teaching English.  I have no background teaching English, but I've been teaching it since my very first day at the camp, and as of two days ago, I was teaching three English classes a day: one in the main school of the camp, a second one in the Yazidi area, and a third in the female-friendly space.

Jun 23

Competitive Clusters by Jack Whitacre

by tuftsigl

Amplifying strengths

Jun 23

Finding Elpis in Lesvos, Greece by Ariel Barbieri-Aghib and Owen Martin

by tuftsigl

One day last week, Ariel and I sat at our usual spot in front of an Internet cafe on the corner of our street and the main road, writing emails and tweets to potential interviewees and reading the latest on the human crisis from major news sources.

Jun 21

Adelante Shoe Co.pt. II by Peter Sacco

by tuftsigl

My organizational vision for Adelante Shoe Co. is a US-Guatemalan team in which all are members are equal stakeholders in our social impact goals. The most interesting aspect of my work in Guatemala over the past month has been forging relationships with shoemakers around this vision without making premature promises.

Jun 21

Exploring the Ocean Cluster Model in Iceland by Jack Whitacre

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Jack Whitacre is finishing credits to join the Fletcher School’s Class of 2016 and is an Empower fellow. He has been interning in Iceland this summer.

Jun 20

Humanitarian Technology Research in Lesvos, Greece by Ariel Barbieri-Aghib

by tuftsigl

This past week and half, Owen and I have been in Athens and Lesvos trying to get hold of various tech companies a