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Ariana Afghan Restaurant

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Share it now!Ariana Afghan Cuisine is the first Afghan restaurant in Atlanta (or perhaps even the entire state of Georgia). Located just off the highway off 285/ Roswell Road, the first glance doesn’t give much of a curb appeal. But … Continue reading

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Open world program opens homes and forms new friendships

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Share it now!Last week a delegation from Russia came to Atlanta to discuss social issues and healthcare through the Open World Leadership Program. The six delegates were hosted with families who have opened up their homes by being members of … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions about volunteering abroad

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Share it now!Recently, I have given a few presentations on volunteer vacations abroad, shares my stories and inspired others to travel. The question I get from my audiences after each presentation is “What do I do next?” So here is … Continue reading

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Patch unites global humanitarians in Atlanta

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Share it now! This weekend, I attended the Global Health & Humanitarian Summit at Emory University in Atlanta. It was three days of speakers, networking, exhibits and activities. The organizers want to make it into a movement, similar to the … Continue reading

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CCS to Russia and Morocco

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Share it now!I went to Russia in May 2009 through Cross Cultural Solutions Insight aboard program. I picked Russia because I had heard about their large numbers of orphanages, in par with India where I saw the plight of orphans … Continue reading

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Why I volunteer…

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Share it now!I wrote this for my family and friends a few months ago and decided to share it with you too… I lived in India with my grandmother till the age of 17. She was a professional volunteer social … Continue reading

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