Tyde is passionate about politics, economics, and human rights. During his time in high school, he participated in a refugee sponsorship project for a Syrian family as well as lead his school's LGBT group to promote acceptance and tolerance in his community in South Wales. His goals for the year in India include becoming conversational in Hindi, learning how to cook authentic Indian dishes and better understanding the inequalities India is facing. His favorite quote is by St Francis of Assisi: " Where there is discord, may we bring harmony. Where there is error, may we bring truth. Where there is doubt, may we bring faith. And where there is despair, may we bring hope."