Monthly Archives: January 2011

Summer at St Gonsalo

John Law, DiA’s photographer of the year, shares a selection of his photos taken during his time as a volunteer at St Gonsalo Garcia...

Haiti Earthquake Anniversary

A year after a catastrophic earthquake hit Haiti, Jessie Kirk reflects on the global humanitarian aid response. The generosity shown by the general public...

By the Sea in Holy Puri

Lisa Durassier, Development in Action’s India Volunteer Coordinator, shares her experiences of Puri. Situated on the eastern coast of the Bay of Bengal in...

Voices of Partition

“At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom,” pronounced Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, as...

Slum of Ambivalence

Dharavi seems to need little introduction. Accommodating approximately one million Indian citizens, the vast slum sits in the heart of Mumbai. No longer simply...