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Best Curtain Photography Contest

And here are the entries ...And the winner is ........Betsy Grunch!  Thank you Betsy for sharing the window curtains with us!!  Your gift certificate has been emailed to you! Enjoy!Winner of ICHCHA's Best Window Curtain Picture Contest!!You can find these taupe chevron window curtains in our shop - here

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Trip to a colorful world of the Artisans

It was a colorful world – whether we visited the block printers in Rajasthan or the embroidery workers in Gujrat! A craft tour with Neha Gandhi of Matsya to the western parts of India, gave us an insight on various art forms that are being followed by several families, in India, for several generations, [...]

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Roadmap of my 7 hour stroll by Thames River going south …

Wednesday, July 21 2010, I went on a 7 hour stroll in London by me, myself, and I ;)Starting Point:  Tower HillDestination: Westminster BridgeIt was a very very interesting stroll.  It was all by the river Thames going south.  The pictures below will show the interesting characters I saw when I got closer [...]

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Let us create a ripple …

Why I want to volunteer? In my view, volunteering isn’t about fixing the world’s problems and getting immediate results. I think volunteering is really two-folds, where one is under the impression that they are making a difference in someone’s life, but auto magically they make a positive difference in their own life and in [...]

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My placement in Peru …

Let me tell you a little about my volunteer placement. I have been placed in a school called ‘Anjo Gabriel’. It is a school of special education & therapy for mentally and physically handicapped children. In this school, there are around 40 kids. And for these kids there is only one physical [...]

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The children of Anjo Gabriel

I look outside the window of my house. There are fall leaves everywhere! It’s really beautiful but cold and quiet. Seems like nothing has changed here in the past few months, except the season. Meanwhile, in that same time, I feel like I’ve lived a whole new life! It’s funny, but [...]

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The Terraces in Peru

While in Peru, I traveled to the Colca Valley and the Colca Canyon.  The Colca Canyon is said to be twice as deep as the Grand Canyon.  The Colca Valley was mesmerizing with the terraces wide spread cut in the mountains. I don’t know what it is about it but I loved the [...]

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A wish

While traveling to the Colca Canyon, I came across what our guide said are “wishes” that people had piled up on the roadside.  Basically, a pile of stones carefully balanced on top of each other as if reaching the heavens asking for their wish to be fulfilled – this was a wish :)Here are [...]

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Thanks for your support

We had a great event at the ‘Creek and Cave’.  Thank you all for coming down to the ‘Creek and Cave’ and supporting us!  We managed to fund-raise some money that I will be sending to Anjo Gabriel, the school for special education for physically and mentally challenged children.  Not only does this school lack [...]

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A mother’s letter to her son

I started every morning in Anjo Gabriel, with Cielo, a four year old girl with hydra cephalus. Cielo would come with her aunt. Julie and I would perform therapy on Cielo, while Cielo’s aunt sat there and cheered Cielo providing her the emotional support that Cielo needed! I found Cielo’s aunt to [...]

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