Indira Patel

<div>Indi is passionate about public health and disability rights. During her time in India, as a UWC student, Indi has coordinated ‘Sadhana Friends’ – a community engagement project aiming to establish long lasting, individual friendships between students and adults with disabilities. Indi has also facilitated creative activities at Maher Ashram – an NGO that aims to help women and children exercise their right to a higher quality of life and break down the barriers and stereotypes created through the culture and belief systems of rural Indian society. In the UK, Indi has been a member on the board of her local Youth Independent Advisory Group, exploring social issues, through collecting and representing the opinions of local young people from different socioeconomic backgrounds and circumstances to the local police. Indi 's goals for the year ahead include: heightening her awareness of social issues across cultures, learning from other fellows, and hopefully contributing to her host community in a sustainable and impactful way. Her favourite quote is “Be somebody that makes everybody feel like a somebody” – Kid President</div> &nbsp;

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Vivo no presente – Ilha do Mel.

Sigo na vida Meu Caminho. Pelos caminhos que a vida leva. Em um tempo de sonhos felizes. Sem atraso só crescimento Da vida, sou aprendiz Na dureza difícil, subo montanhas. Para encher-me de jubilo ao topo Quando as taças comemoram. As conquista sem satírico E…

07 March, 2016

Re-tweaking.

It’s now February; and I have posted just two blogs. The content part comes easily, my life is eventful, I am learning new things all the time, and my mind is full of thoughts. It’s the writing part that’s hard – there’s an art to…

07 March, 2016

Re-tweaking

Re-tweaking  It's now February; and I have posted just two blogs. The content part comes easily, my life is eventful, I am learning new things all the time, and my mind is full of thoughts. It's the writing part that's hard – there's an art to writing beautifully; it's…

26 February, 2016

16/01/16, Ilha do Mel

Sigo na vida Meu Caminho. Pelos caminhos que a vida leva. Em um tempo de sonhos felizes. Sem atraso so crescimento. Da vida, sou aprediz. Na dureza dificil, subo montanhas. Para encher-me de jubilo ao topo. Quando as taças comemoram. As conquista sem sacrifíco. E…

26 February, 2016

I’m Here With Intent

Our nights would be, mostly, the same. Apart from one night. That night I was half awake, in my boarding school bed, with fairy lights painting orange swirls under my eyelids, I could hear fingers tapping away at keyboards and friends chatting in the background. What was different about…

09 September, 2015

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Indira Patel