My First Slum Visit

Last week USAC as a whole briefly visited the Nagar Slum, the biggest slum in Bangalore, where we will be completing our service learning. As a group of twenty foreigners, we strolled through the slum’s maze. Children waved hello and heads turned as we walked down the path. I definitely felt eyes on us as we … Continue reading My First Slum Visit


T-20 days until departure. While I am still fighting finals season, I am also caught packing for India and sorting my life into boxes for summer storage. I am definitely starting to wonder what I need to pack. No advice columns or checklists can make me feel that I have covered every niche and corner of … Continue reading PREPARATION