14 Nov
  • By Mary Cairns
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Indian adventures 2017/Soap for Sale- Pardada Pardadi

Dear Family and Friends, I have recently returned from my 9th trip to India and wanted to share our experience with you. I have attached “India Adventures 2017”, which includes photos. A group of village women have been making quality, handcrafted artisan soap since 2014. This provides them with income and our students with soap. Read More

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13 Nov
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October 31, 2017

Each time I return to rural India, I am quick to remember why I’ve continued to go back since 2010. This trip was my 9th, so trips to PPES are somewhat of a homecoming.  The progress that continues to occur at the school assures me that the efforts of all involved produce positive effects in Read More

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13 Nov
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Fall 2016

As Christmas descends on us in just a few short days, I think about a world away in rural India, from where we returned in late November. I was most grateful to leave the election turmoil behind, and not be exposed to another sign or commercial, nor have access to the US news while there. Read More

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13 Nov
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Fall 2015

I have just returned from my 6th trip to Pardada Pardadi Educational Society since 2010. This trip was a great success and felt like it was the best one ever. Yet, each time feels like that when I come back to the US. The 14 days spent in rural India, along with a team of 3 US medical volunteers, Read More

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