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Spotlight on a Santal Tribe Member

Spotlight on a Santal Tribe Member – Meet Durga Mardi Prianca Sharan | March 24, 2023 My home of America is often described as a melting pot, where different cultures swirl and sludge together into one emulsified entity. In my experience, America is more a land that lets you celebrate

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A Happy Journey

A Happy Journey Original post by Annette Venables | March 14, 2023     Smiles! Smiles! Smiles! Children in the yard and on the rooftop, with their teachers, their families and their American friends! We celebrated the girls’ dormitory, the older students’ English and the oldest students’ dreams; but it’s the youngest children who are the heralds of a

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The Journey Continues

The Journey Continues Original post by Annette Venables | February 1, 2023 Heading Back to India We are so excited to be heading back to India—our first trip since November 2019! To say a lot has happened in that time is the understatement of the century. Global events aside… We

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Great News: Gurap student population nearly triples

Great News: Gurap student population nearly triples Original post by Annette Venables | December 19, 2022 GURAP STUDENT POPULATION NEARLY TRIPLES Our high school construction is getting noticed! When the new school year begins in January, our currently enrolled students will welcome 305 new friends. That’s a total of 478 students!

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A Strong Foundation Matters

A Strong Foundation Matters Original post by Annette Venables | December 16, 2022 Santal children at St. Xavier in Kolkata, India. Courtesy image. A Strong Foundation Matters The foundation of our buildings is strong, and now we see the fruits of that initial hard work of preparing a rice paddy to

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