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Archive for October, 2010

  • RENEW logo


    Emilia and Lina have been interning at RENEW, the first and only organization in Bhutan that deals with gender issues, specifically gender-related violence. RENEW, or Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women, was founded by Her Majesty the Queen Ashi Sangay Choden Wangchuck in 2004. Emilia was very excited to be working with RENEW because it […] More »
  • Kuzoo FM

    Kuzoo radio

    Since arriving in the Kingdom of Bhutan, Raffi and Atsu have been interning at Kuzoo FM, one of Bhutan’s major national radio stations. Kuzoo FM’s primary mission is to help the youth gain self-confidence, which is why a call-in show called Youth Unplugged is held weekly. Additionally, some local student volunteers regularly work at the […] More »
  • Jangbi sign

    Taryana Volunteer Trip to Jangbi

    We decided to spend our fall break as volunteers for the Tarayana Foundation. Tarayana is a non-profit organization working to improve the lives of vulnerable individuals and communities in Bhutan. As their webpage states: “Tarayana was established in 2003 by Her Majesty the Queen, Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, to help bridge local needs of disadvantaged […] More »