Archives: Fellow Updates

Virtual Exhibition

Celia Morton


For my Capstone Project, I have arranged a small virtual exhibition of my drawings that I did while I was in Pune! You can either click on the link or scroll down to look at the images!

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7 months in a 10-minute video!

Abdallah Salha


Dear all, Thank you for subscribing to my Senegal experience closely and that were supportive all throughout this amazing experience. I’m more than glad to tell you that I finally made it to Gaza, Palestine on May 5, 2020, after 2 months of tough travels and quarantines. I am again put in a quarantine facility...

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Los que nos cuidan

Sofia Santos


The De la Torres are an endlessly loving, patient, and thoughtful family whose priority is always their unit. For people that are so devoted to their bond, I realize how lucky I was to be embraced by them without question.   The first week with my host family I instinctively inherited the role of an...

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Six Months India – Pittances and IT Gurus

Levin Stamm


This blog was originally published in German on as part of my capstone project – you can read it here. In the past, the city used to be a cosy piece of agglomeration, the ideal weekend getaway for Mumbai’s upper class, says an old-established Puneri. He sits in a coffee shop in the villa...

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Biscuits and chai

Mame Sarr


L’odeur du thé me réveillait de ma sieste. Je sors de ma chambre et me rince le visage. Quelques minutes plus tard, je me retrouvais dans l’espace familial entouree de Didi et  Maushi. Accompagné d’un petit nombre de biscuits, on sirotait toute notre chai. Elles échangeaient régulièrement des propos en Marathi dont le sens m'échappe...

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How to create a "Final community project"

Sofia Dragoti


I think that all of us can take action towards problems around us. I don’t believe that a final community project is just a requirement for GCY fellows, but an important skill for the leaders of tomorrow. Whenever you are ( even in quarantine) if something annoys you, then take action for it! But what...

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Six Months India – Workaholics and Arranged Marriages

Levin Stamm


This blog was originally published in German on as part of my capstone project – you can read it here. The dim light of the light bulb may not yet drive the darkness of the night out of the kitchen. Mother stands at the stove – her eyes tired, the long hair still a...

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