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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Our Neighbourhood - Gariahat, Kolkata

International Co-op

Martyna provides a tour of the neighbourhood where the SFU Health Sciences Co-op Team working at Destiny Reflection in India live.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Lunch Time Bonding

Co-op Reflections

Already three months has passed since we arrived in India. The four of us constantly talk amongst ourselves how we have become expert travelers. We no longer freak out when we have to take the train. We know how to negotiate with taxi drivers

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! From Amritsar to Sonagachi

Destiny Reflections

Lindsay, one of the four, SFU Health Sciences Co-op Students on Co-op in India shares images from her incredible travels across india.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! The Archana School for Girls

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Martyna shares an experience at the Loretta School for Girls parent's day event which showcased the girls dedicating a dance to their loved ones.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! SFU is AWESOME!

Co-op Reflections

Christine shares her reflections on working and living in India for five weeks, as part of the Health Sciences Takes India series.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Introductions!

Co-op Reflections

Meet four adventurous SFU Health Sciences Co-op Students who travelled to India in 2010 to work in India at Destiny Reflections.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Misconceived Perceptions about India

Martyna

When I found out that I was one of four students hired for this internship/volunteer opportunity in India I was ecstatic, so unlike most people I was not modest about it and told everyone.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! A little more about Destiny Reflection.....

India

Destiny Reflection was founded in 2007 by Smarita Sengupta and Becky Bavinger, two friends who shared a common goal of empowering female victims of human trafficking to become self-sufficient through dignified employment. 

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! The Liminal Moment: Our Arrival to India

Co-operative Education

I felt the thick outdoor air oozing into the airport thought the seal between the plane and the ramp. It smelt somewhat sweet. I welcomed the warmth after freezing on the plane.

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SFU Health Sciences Takes India! Durga Puja 2011

International

We took the metro to North Kolkata to discover a part of the city we have not visited yet. Without a planned route, we walked south in the diction of home. Approximately every 5 blocks we would find a pandal to vist. One such pandal blew all of us away. 

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