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Cindy Klinger, Georgia state university, USA

I think BEYOND BORDERS is a professional organization that had a good grasp for what we were looking for. The ashram and guesthouse were really comfortable, and were located in beautiful settings. They were willing to answer questions and put

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Jayme Aargon, Oregon university, USA

Mark and I toured Dharavi last weekend and one thing that stood out was how self-sufficient this community is. In spite of the close living quarters, health issues, etc., this was one thing that impressed me so much. Also, the

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Alexandra Spicer, UTS, Australia

Thank you to you both once again for providing such an amazing experience, this is truly one I will never forget. In particular, I feel like I have truly matured as a person, both intellectually and emotionally… ready for any

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Ana Garcia, Madrid, Spain

I really appreciated this program. I learnt a lot and I ended up with a huge knowledge in microfinance and social business in urban areas in India. Interning at a professional microfinance organization, I could learn about various products and

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Jessica, Georgia state university, USA

The traditional medicine program was amazing. They tailored the program for us, designing a curriculum specifically for nutrition. They were comprehensive and thorough, teaching us everything from the theories of Ayurveda to common dishes prepared in India. During my time

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Cindy Clinger, Traditional medicine

Learning from ayurvedic doctors, in person, was a really special experience. They taught us a great mixture of components, from the history and theories to cooking and using herbs, all of which were fascinating. Dr. Jagdish, Krishna, Prachi and the

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Katharina Werner, University of Montana, USA

..of course the poverty is horrible, shocking, and crippling. But most of the lives that I have been invited to observe (and take part in), although embedded in poverty, have been filled with happiness, connectivity, relationships, and caring for each

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Kourtney Hannaway, Oregon state university, USA

During my two and a half months here I have had the opportunity to learn about the gender disparity in education in India, to interview and photograph EG employees, rural families, students, and their surroundings. I have been welcomed into

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Cindy Clinger, Georgia State University, USA

The rural/public health program was absolutely amazing. Seeing firsthand the challenges people living in rural villages face regarding their access to fresh food and hygiene/sanitation practices really opened my eyes. Dr. Vijay and Suresh were a joy to work with,

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Andrea Turner, Portland State University, USA

It is exciting for me to see what is done here in nursing care and compare it to nursing school system in America. It was an amazing experience in which I learned A LOT.  

Andrea Turner, Portland State University,

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Sharon Reddy, Oregon State University, USA

Working with Dr. Datar (Academic Director, clinical rotation programs) has been very interesting. I have had an interest in OB/ GYN previously, so this week help me look at the pros and cons of the specialty. I have had an

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Mark Rockley, Queen’s university, Canada Clinical Rotation

I had the opportunity to observe a bypass surgery under Dr Goyal and wow it was quite exciting. I've seen the beating heart inside the chest of a rat before, but it was completely astounding to see a human heart

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Jacques Chouinard, University of south Alabama, USA – Clinical Rotation

Observing in this facility brought one of the most glaring differences between India and the States to light: poverty here is beyond what most Americans can comprehend. While there is extreme poverty in the US, it cannot be compared to

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Sarah Friedland, Brown University, USA – Film and Media Program

I wanted to thank BEYOND BORDERS and Hansal for creating such an incredible program. I learned so much and am amazed at all of the people I was able to meet. I would never get an opportunity in the US

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Neha Jain, Bard College, Canada – Film and Media Program

First of all, I want to thank everyone who helped make this program possible for me. It was such a unique and thrilling experience that in many ways, words fail me. I feel as though everyone went out of their

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Testimonials

Cindy Klinger, Georgia state university, USA

Cindy Klinger, Georgia state university, USA

I think BEYOND BORDERS is a professional organization that had a good grasp for what we were looking

Jayme Aargon, Oregon university, USA

Jayme Aargon, Oregon university, USA

Mark and I toured Dharavi last weekend and one thing that stood out was how self-sufficient this com

Alexandra Spicer, UTS, Australia

Alexandra Spicer, UTS, Australia

Thank you to you both once again for providing such an amazing experience, this is truly one I will