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About hannahsyearinindia

Hello! My name is Hannah Chambers, and in 2016 I was selected by the charity Project Trust to take part in a 12 month overseas placement in India this is an incredible opportunity to be able to go for so long and therefore be able to fully immerse myself in the culture. This means that in August 2017 I will be flying to India as a Project Trust volunteer! On this website I hope to keep you updated throughout my journey in getting there, from fundraising and training to actually being out there! Have a read and hope you enjoy!

Sunday Art Club/ Our Secondary Project :)

We have decided to set up a secondary project thanks to the funds raised for our project at the Class of 2017 mums and friends get together. The Beetle Drive and raffle that Gillian set up and her amazing generosity, (Who … Continue reading

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2 Months of Teaching!

Sorry it has taken me so long to write a blog, life here in India is busy but I will be better next time! I thought I was time to update everyone on my teaching and what it is I am … Continue reading

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Happy (belated) Diwali

Diwali was this week and it was amazing! Diwali is the celebration of when Krishna defeated Narakasura (a demon). Or the victory of light over darkness, good over evil. In the lead up to Diwali you could occasionally here a … Continue reading

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First week teaching!

We started off our first week of teaching with a day off, something I was not going to complain about as it meant that we would have a whole day to make lesson plans, organise everything so that on Tuesday, … Continue reading

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First Holiday!

After only a five hour wait for our delayed train and a four-hour train ride we had left the only part of India that was familiar to go on holiday and be a tourist for a week. It was the … Continue reading

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First week in Ongole

My first week in Ongole has had a vast range of emotions and experiences, some of which have been great others have really not. I have decided to be brutally honest in this blog as I have read some that … Continue reading

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First few days…

When I first landed in India it was a cool 24 degrees as we had been previously warned by the crew that it was a bit chilly I’m sure it’s cliquey but the first thing I felt was the heat … Continue reading

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