Qatar…From Afar: Irony of Ironies

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What I thought of, and expected from, Muslims and Arabs in general before I arrived in Qatar, and what I actually discovered about who, what and how they are as a people, based on how they treated me (and other Asians).

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Qatar…From Afar: Riyality Check

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The plight of Nepalese unskilled workers who go to Qatar to make just some money so their families back home can have just a slightly better life but end up ensnared in the country's Kafkaesque legal system.

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Project Update: SIP

Project Update: SIP
Raithane school with the new building still under construction.
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Update on what's been happening at Raithane School in Thangpalkot.

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Project Update:…Teach a Man to Fish…

Project Update:…Teach a Man to Fish…
The hatchlings in their oxygen-air polythene bag containers.
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Social Business for Education farming projects, once set up, will generate income for the school making it self-sufficient. In the case of Raithane School. the project is a fishery, which we setup during this visit to the village.

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Project Update: Fishery as an SBE

Project Update: Fishery as an SBE
Fig. 5. Fishing for dinner.
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Sustainability of development projects is always an issue. In our efforts to ensure that our projects are sustainable, and addresses a number of related issues faced by struggling communities, we establish Social Business for Education (SBE) projects. The blog post describes in details what SBE is.

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