Its my last week here in Amar Seva Sangam (ASSA) and I gotta say, even though it was frustrating dealing with life here at times, my memories of my 5 weeks will be nothing but fond. All hope for a quiet week of send me off went out the window right on Monday. Do Mondays … More Amar Seva Sangam – Fond Memories & Goodbyes
As the work starts piling up for our project, and time is coming short, we decide to take a weekend to stay in town. It’ll be a nice break from the long transits to the nearest cities. from ASSA, the closest town (village really), is Ayukudy, while the nearest biggish town is Tenkasi. Walking to … More Week 3 – Chilling Around Town
Its week 2 of my time in Southern India on placement at Amar Seva Sangam. I’m continuing to work with my patients and build their independence. this week we got a chance to do some home visits, 1 for a current patient, and 2 paraplegic patients that have been discharged earlier this year. The weekend … More Madurai – What Does Money Buy?
I’m sitting in my bedroom writing this on a tablet without a keyboard. This is the first of 5 weeks that I will be spending with s friend and classmate Clare, and our preceptor (fellow Queen’s grad) Jamie. It is also the first week of the final placement of my master’s before I am completely … More Southern India – All the way Down