Month: August 2012

YMCA Projects 2012

Take a look at the YMCA projrcts and work we completed this summer.

August 22, 2012 0


Take a look at the work we got up to with Oasis India on this years project in Chennai.  

August 22, 2012 0

kcohS erutluC esreveR

kcohS erutluC esreveR Having not managed to blog during our time in India, thinking about some post return issues. One of the issues which was highlighted at the training days and as we were getting ready to come home was “kcohS erutluC esreveR” . How would it affect us, what would we identify? Landing at…
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August 21, 2012 0

Yelagiri 2012

Take a look at what we got up to on our Activity holiday with the boys from Kottivakkum Boys Town in Yelagiri Hills.

August 20, 2012 1

The final two days! :)

So we are now sitting on the M25, in slight traffic with no beeping horns, lane structure and quiet! It feels very strange! Our last few days in Chennai have been so busy – sorry for the lack of social networking activity. Thursday was again an Oasis day – the teams delivered their last English…
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August 18, 2012 0

Independence Day

Hi all, Isaac here.  Just thought I would recap the stuff that happened over the last few days in a bit more detail. First of all the team had the opportunity to visit Kanchipuram.  This is a temple town about 2 hours car journey from Chennai city centre and is filled with temples old, new, large…
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August 16, 2012 1

Elephants and Sarees

I have just received my saree that is all tailored and ready to wear, and on time! :0 English time not India time but that is beside the point! I haven’t blogged yet so this is likely to be huge to fill everyone in on everything. Basically, food is amazing although quite a few people…
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August 16, 2012 1

2 days left

So the end of Chennai Challenge 2012 is quickly approaching,  and it’s about time I blogged again. Since my last blog we’ve spent a lot of time at Boys Town and Blue Edge school.  The boys town sessions have been fun as always, which included a surprise birthday party for Kate (who wasn’t there due…
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August 15, 2012 0

WHAT? 5 More days?

Finally 13 days after this years’ trip began, I am sitting down writing my first blog. There are many reasons for this; one going straight to Yellagiri the day after we arrived and two being ill for the first time in India (well in a couple of years – typical). What have we been up…
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August 15, 2012 1

Loving Life in Chennai!

I can’t believe there’s only one week of this amazing Indian adventure left – I’ve become so used to the smells (good and bad!), the food (although that sneaky western meal in pizza hut yesterday was lush!) and the noise of the traffic, the auto-rickshaws and the honking car horns! There’s so many brilliant people…
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