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Changing the World, One Community at a Time by Grishma Rimal (F’19)

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Changing the World, One Community at a Time by Grishma Rimal (F’19) Aug 21

What is social entrepreneurship?

This question has resurfaced time and again during my time at Tufts University. The only consistency I have found in the answers I receive is the caveat that there is no formalized definition or response for it.

I have also seen a tug-of-war between two schools of thoughts on social entrepreneurship: one that emphasizes the necessity of a business-like model to pursue a social mission and another that focuses on the overall social impact, regardless of the organization’s financial returns.

Aug 17

Gearing toward the End by Atrey Bhargava (A’21)

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After a month and a half of my internship at CANVAS, the city of Belgrade seems more like home than just a vantage point to study and hone my skills in the areas of human rights and activism. July is the month of tourists, and this has provided a much-needed jolt to the dragging economy.

Aug 17

African Leadership University - Educating Africa’s Future Leaders by Benard Ngaruiya (A’20)

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For the last month, I have been working at the African Leadership University in Mauritius as an intern for the Strategic Operations team. The African Leadership University is one of the greatest resources for educating Africa’s future leaders.

Aug 16

The Importance of Training: Community Health Work in Kenya by Olivia Ng (A’20)

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As someone who comes from a technologically literate generation, sometimes it is difficult for me to imagine what it might be like to not know how to use a cell phone. These thoughts are then tempered when I remember how difficult it is for me to pick up an Android when I am so used to the touch of an iPhone.

Aug 15

Breaking the Silence: Vunja Kimya by Daniel Ndirangu (A’21)

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I am fortunate enough this summer to intern at an NGO in my home country of Kenya as a policy strategy assistant in the Policy and Legal Department of Vunja Kimya, a Non-Governmental Organization with a focus on sexual and gender-based violence.

Aug 15

A City that Never Sleeps and a Mission that Never Rests by Kevin Doherty (A’20)

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In New York / Concrete jungle where dreams are made of / There’s nothing you can’t do / Now you’re in New York.